I CAN’T POSE IN B!KINIS, I AM A PREACHER – MISS AGRICULTURE
HISTORICALLY, beauty pageants have been based on women’s physical beauty and personality but have now evolved to include a platform for women to showcase their skills.
Meet 26-year-old Helga Munyama, a young preacher, small-scale farmer and first ever 2023 Miss Agriculture Zambia who believes that through modelling, she can win souls to Christ.
Although it is not unusual for models to show some skin on the runway, Helga would rather participate in beauty pageants without b!kini categories as a way of balancing her career with her personal values.
With the country pursuing economic diversification with policy shift away from mining towards agriculture, manufacturing, among other sectors, President Hakainde Hichilema has insistently urged citizens to venture into farming to enhance agricultural production.
Last year, the country saw the first ever Miss Agriculture Zambia, which is an empowerment pageant for women and young children from the ages of five to 35…
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