The top 20 finalists for Miss Soweto 2016, under proud sponsorship of White Star Super Maize Meal, have all been carefully selected. Having undergone an intense period of coaching, judging, rehearsals and public appearances since the announcement which sealed their fate on the 8th of October, the finalists are now in the final stages of preparation before they take to the stage on the eve of the grand finale.
Mamello Bale is a 21 year old who resides in Jabulani and is currently completing her final year in nursing at Ann Latsky Nursing college. She would like to further her studies in this field and obtain a degree, majoring in psychiatry. In addition, she would like to continue serving the community of Zola and start her own awareness campaign on mental health.
Hope Thandeka Maduna resides in Diepkloof Zone 2. The 21 year old is currently employed as a call centre agent and is planning to complete her N4 certificate in Business Management. Hope also wants to pursue a full time career in modelling.
The 22 year old, Andrea Fox lives in Meadowlands Zone 1. She is wants to complete here studies and also own a production company one day. She also wants to start a feeding scheme for underprivileged children in and around Soweto. She is also passionate about the rehabilitation of young drug addicts and would like to empower them with life skills to enhance their future.
Lerato Cindi is 23 years of age and resides in Zola. She holds a diploma in Biomedical Technology and wants to further her studies and obtain a Masters in the same field. She would also like to be involved in organising events for talented kids around Soweto and provide them with a platform to showcase their creativity.