Remember the story of Charity Njeri Nduta, the beauty queen from Eastlands who represented Kenya at the Miss Africa International beauty queen pageant held at the Oriental Hotel in Lagos on the 30th March 2018.
Nduta who claimed the miss Tourism Africa tittle at the event narrated how she had a hardship preparing for the event with just two weeks left to the main gala.
With the help of her mother, Elizabeth Njeri, Nduta was able to buy a few make up products and clothes to use during the beauty pageant.
Speaking to Ghetto Radio, Nduta narrates how with just two weeks left, she was forced to seek help from governor Mike Sonko and Member of county assembly Millicent Mugadi to help her secure a passport and other travel documentations to Nigeria where the event was taking place
Armed with clothes from the famous thrift market Gikomba, Charity was able to bring home the Miss Tourism Africa.
“I spoke to this neighbour who sells clothes from Gikomba, fitted some of her outfits and decided that i will use them because they were beautiful and very cheap,” she says.
“Other contestants like the Ghanaian representative had stylists and designer at the contest. It was a little bit intimidating but i held my hopes up,” she adds.
Charity was among fourteen contestants who made it to the finals of the beauty pageant out of the Fifty four African states that took part in the pageant.
The Eastlands born and raised beauty queen put the country’s flag high by clenching the tourism crown.