Galaletsang is queen of Affirmative Action

| September 1, 2015

Galaletsang Tshwenyego, 24, of Gojwane was crowned queen of Miss Affirmative Action Tonota 2015 recently. Her first princess is Messiah Gaetolane, 23, while Barati Khumo, 24, became the second princess.

In an interview, the queen explained that since it was her first competition, she is going to work hard to compete in the next level. Tshwenyego mentioned that for her to win at national level, she is going to work hand-in-hand with former Affirmative Action 2014 in order to achieve her dreams.

She stated that the journey has started and her aim is to change young people by living an examplary life.

Officially opening Miss Remote Area Development Programme (RADP) the chairperson of Community Development and Social Services, Christjan Machokoto encouraged young women to take the opportunity given to them so that they become professionals.

He said remote area communities continue to be most affected by poverty in the country and are increasingly becoming dependent on welfare support from the state.

This is despite various interventions and initiatives that the government has devised to complement the noble objectives of the Remote Area Development Programme and other existing national economic empowerment programmes.

He said from there they are going to compete at Mahalapye and later Gaborone and also urged the beauty pageants to be confident in what they do. Machokoto said RADP is the programme that was created to improve the lives of the people, adding that the government wanted to see villages such as Gojwane and Mabesekwa becoming part of the developed villages.

For her part, former queen, Miss Affirmative Action Tonota 2014, Duduetsang Selebile, 25, encouraged all beauty pageants to present themselves in a good manner.

She said self-esteem and self-image is one of the characters that someone can show in their dignity and she appreciated the government for making a real difference in people’s lives.

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