Category Archives: Charity

MWA Ghana 2012 Contestants At Society for the Socially Disadvantaged

Miss West Africa Ghana 2012 Contestants visited the ‘Ghana’s Society for the Socially Disadvantaged’ Center today. This center was set up before Ghana’s Independence and has been running ever since with very little support from the churches, the governments nor the ministers. Their prime objective and achievement is to maintain a the center for all physically challenged Ghanaians who don’t want to be subjected to begging on the streets but wish to tap into their skills and resources and play a vital role in society just like everyone. Most of the students of the centre are highly skilled in clothes […]

MWA Int 2011: Vanny Reis At The Ajudar a Ajudar Childrens Festival

International Children’s Day is celebrated every year on 1st of June, and all over Cape Verde, youngsters took to the streets for various different cultural, sports and recreational activities on this special day that is also intended as one of reflection on the rights of the smallest members of society. Working with her charity We Do Care, our incredible Queen, Vanny Reis helped organise and present at “Ajudar a Ajudar” children’s festival In Praia. Also at the show were Zeca di Nha Reinalda, Tó Alves, Tete Alhinho, Paulinha, Menu Pecha, Nany Vaz, and Gilyto who all came together on stage […]

Nsang Dilong Speaks Passionately On International Day Of Disabled People

The 3rd December 2011 was the International Day of People Living with Disabilities. This is a cause that Nsang Dilong, the reigning Miss West Africa Cameroon is very concerned with, and has done alot of great charitable work for. Here she tells us how she was involved for this years event. “I was invited to Buea School for the Deaf by the regional delegate of social affairs of the south west region as he knows my main charitible concern is with the physically challenged (people with special needs). At the Buea School for the Deaf I gave a talk of […]

Miss West Africa International Races For Freedom!

Two weeks into the New Year and the New Miss West Africa International Vanny Reis has started the new year as she means to go on when she competed in the 4th Corrida da Liberdade in Cape Verde just a few days ago. The 14k mini-marathon is held every year in the capital city, Praia, in honor of Democracy Day, which is a national holiday on the 13th January commemorating the return to democracy in January 1991. Vanny was amongst more than 2,500 people who participated in the race which was won by Adilson Spencer and Crisolita Rodrigues. After the […]

Helping Our Children’s Literacy; Miss West Africa Gambia Shows The Way

Our childrens literacy and education are very important issues to all the Miss West Africa queens. Recently Yassin Jagne, Miss West Africa Gambia showed her commitment towards this when she created an Inter School Poem and Fiction Competition between secondary schools in Gambia. The theme the students had to write on was “I choose” and the lucky winners received books and a certificate presented by Yassin herself. Congratulations to all those who took part.