Finali Galaiya was crowned Miss World Kenya. The event was held at the Westlands Mall rooftop on the 8th of September 2018 and this saw Finali take over from Magline Jeruto who was the 2017 crown bearer. Finali was also Miss India Worldwide Kenya 2016. Finali Galaiya will now head off to China for Miss World 2018. The pageant creates an opportunity to the winner to represent Kenya at the annual Miss World International event.
Kenya retained the Miss World Africa title when Magline Jeruto finished fifth during Miss World Finals which was held in November 2017 in Sanya, China.
In the year 2016 during Miss World Competition which was held in Washington DC, U.S.A, Miss Evelyn Njambi was crowned Miss World Africa after emerging no. 5 in the world and the only African in top 10. She also scooped top 5 places in the Top Model and Beauty with Purpose categories. In addition during Mr World Finals held in Southport U.K. Kevin Owiti was also crowned Mr World Africa 2016 and was ranked number four internationally.
Miss World competition was held in Sanya China and our representative Charity Mwangi was ranked top 25 out of 114 countries and was among top 15 in the category ‘Beauty with a Purpose’. Kenya’s auction item also raised $10,000 during a charity dinner.
Miss World final was held in London and Kenya representative Idah Nguma became the second Kenyan to achieve that fit of position 7 out of 121 countries. She also won Beauty With a Purpose Category. The win came with a monetary award from the Miss World Organization of $10,000 and a further $2,000 from Lord Ashcroft. The Award was presented to Smile Train Organization in May 2016 by Miss World Organisation led by Miss World Chairman Julia Morley, Miss World 2016 Mireia Lalaguna from Spain, Miss World Asia Maria Harfanti and Miss World Events Director Steve Douglas. Smile Train Organisation depends on well wishers to offer free surgical operations of the cleft lip and palate thereby restoring smiles and confidence in people affected by the condition.
I am humble and resilient, service oriented and in the hospitality industry. I am disciplined. I want to change lives for young girls’ and boys’ facing sexual exploitation across the country.
She defied all odds to make it to the top-15 semi finalists out of 115 across the world during Miss World Competition held at the Dongsheng Stadium in Ordos China. Among the 15 finalists only two African countries were represented, Kenya and South Sudan. Miss Shamim managed to bag the Miss Africa position of first runners up and she also raised $16,000 (Sh1, 345,000) during a charity dinner and was among top 5 in the category ‘Beauty with a Purpose’.
She established a cancer foundation to educate the society about cancer.
She won “Beauty with Purpose Crown” during Miss World Competition held in Sanya – China in October 2010. This was due to her collaboration with Cecilia Mwangi in eradication of jiggers. This prompted the visit to Kenya by Miss World 2010 Alexandria Mills, the president of Miss World Julia Morley and other dignitaries to present the award of 10,000 US$ that went to help fight the jigger menace in parts of the country,. During this historic visit Miss World team visited those affected by jiggers in Mathira in Nyeri County. Today Natasha works with an NGO in Nairobi and she also graces international catwalks.
She is an ambassador of the tree is life campaign whose objective is to restore forests and natural resources. She is also in fashion industry.
She is Founder and Head Makeup Artist at (Make-up by Ruthie)
She embarked on charity works in order to give back to the society. She has started a food feeding program to cater for nutritional needs of orphans in the society.
She is The Anti-Jigger ambassador. She has played big role in helping children infested with jiggers.
She is currently in the music world and she is also in business.
She is a founder of a kindergarten for small children as a way of giving back to the community.