Fifteen beauty aspirants for the Redds Miss Ilala 2011 are traveling to Nairobi today where they will meet with Miss Kenya who is also the current Miss World 2011- Beauty with Purpose, Natasha Metto.
The Miss World 2011- Beauty with Purpose is expected to give the Ilala beauty contestants tips on the beauty and fashion industry.
The touring contestants are Maria John, Jenifer Kakolaki, Priscilla Mchemba, Nasra Salim, Diana John, Faizal Ali, Maryvine Kenzia and Godliver Mashamba.
Others are Edna Mnada, Salha Israel, Augustina Mshanga, Lilian Paul, Mariam Mashamba na Ritha Joseph.
They will also perform a talent show at the Matongee Club in Arusha after having visited Lake Manyara National Park.
The whole contingent will comprise of comprise beauty contestants, Ilala Cultural Officer, Mama Shani Kitogo, Head of the Camp, Regina Joseph, Matron Bahati Chando, Discipline Officer, Adelhard Alex and Security Officer Emma Mbangarara.
On Wednesday, 17 beauty aspirants for the Redds Miss Ilala 2011 underwent medical examination including testing for HIV/AIDS status at the AMREF’s HIV/AIDS Angaza centre.
It was a bright Wednesday morning for the beauty queens who attended the AMREF’s HIV/AIDS Angaza Point.
The testing was aimed at sensitizing the public on the importance of knowing ones health status.
They afterwards asked fellow youths and the public at large to go for testing.
“It is the right of a person to know his or her health status since it helps one to be more preventative and plan for the future,” Angaza Consultant Mr. Bahati Mwitula advised.
The beauty queens also visited the Ilala Municipal Council where they met with the officials. They were assigned to various social works.
Miss Ilala 2011 aspirants with their respective wards they represented included- Miss Upanga and Kivukoni Rita Cathbet, Miss Segerea Nasra Salim,Miss Kipawa Alixia William , Miss Vingunguti Moyvine Nkizin, Miss Ukonga and Gongo la Mboto Salha Esrael, Miss Majohe Lilian Paul and Miss Kariakoo and Gerezani Maria John.
Others were Miss Pugu Jenipha, Miss Tandika Lilian william, Miss Kilaweni Maria John, Miss Ilala and Buguruni Priscilla Mchenwa, Miss Kitunda Willieth William, Miss Kivule Daiana John, Miss Kinyerezi Maria Manyanya, Miss Jangwani Faidha Ali, Miss Msongola Godriver Mashamba and Miss Tabata Edina Mnada.
The Redds Miss Ilala 2011 contest will climax at Mnazi Mmoja grounds in Dar es Salaam on Friday.