Reigning Miss Uganda Quiin Abenakyo seems to be raising the country’s flag higher.
The MUBS student has made it to the top 30 at the Miss World 2018 beauty pageant currently happening in Sanya-China.
This is the first time ever in the history of the beauty pageant that Uganda makes it this far.
After learning this, the slender chocolate skinned Quiin was overjoyed and almost lost of words but managed to compose herself to reveal how proud she is for what she is doing for her country.
“I am very proud and humbled for having done this for my country, “said Quiin.
Quiin got there through the Head to Head challenge where Uganda’s beauty with a purpose project fighting teenage pregnancies.
“1 in 4 adolescent girls aged 14 to 19 either have a child or pregnant. This has led to school dropouts, health complications like fistula, some girls are banished from home leaving them helpless. I believe they all have dreams and goals to achieve. My objective is to put into action my beauty with a purpose project using the opportunity given to me by the Miss Uganda foundation and Miss World Organization to achievably bring to the forefront of the world stage causes that promote the sanity of human life especially the girl child. “Quiin stated.
The grand finale of Miss World is scheduled for this Saturday 8 December 2018.