Charity Mwangi was declared Miss Kenya World 2015 at the conclusion of the national finale held on 16th October 2015. She will now represent Kenya in Miss World 2015 contest which shall be held in December in Sanya, China. Charity Mwangi represented Kiambu County at the contest and battled out 9 other contestants to claim the title of Miss Kenya World 2015. She will now get the coveted crown, a car and cash as a part of her prizes.
The franchisee holder of Miss Kenya World, Terry Mungai said, “This year we made changes to the order of crowning its beauty queens as many other competing nations of the world where the queen is chosen a year in advance to give ample time and opportunity for further training and exposure before they compete at the international stage.” The finale saw a glamorous affair featuring world class performances from Jazzist Hellon and Jamaican reggae artistes Morgan Heritage. The finalists walked down the ramp in their stunning evening gowns. However, Miss Kenya organisation avoided the use of swimsuit on the stage for judgement criteria as per the guidelines of Miss World. At the same event, Margaret Muchemi was crowned as the first runner-up and Olive Waithera was crowned as the second runner-up.
Know more about Charity Mwangi, Miss Kenya World 2015
Charity Mwangi is an Agricultural Resource Management student at the Kenyatta University. She wants to pursue a personal campaign called ‘Mtoto Aishi initiative’ which aims to educate mothers, nannies and child caregivers on first aid to prevent infant death in domestic accidents. Recounting the incident which made her champion the campaign, she said: “We lost a child close to my family due to choking on a bean.”
Charity Mwangi succeeded Ms Idah Nguma who was one of the Top 10 in Miss World 2014. She was also one of the Top 5 in Miss World Beach Beauty event. Charity has big shoes to fill in as Kenya doesn’t have very impressive record at Miss World and she had a stunning predecessor who brought a good placement for Kenya after a decade. On winning, Charity expressed, “I’m excited to have won. I am aware these are big shoes to fill and I will do my best to live up to the standard and represent my country well,”
Do you think Charity has what it takes to be next Miss World? Do you feel she can get a good placement for Kenya in Miss World?
Credits: Citizen TV