Miss Namibia 2023
Cassia is a basic life support paramedic and student at Namibia University of Science and Technology pursuing a degree in emergency medical care (advanced life support). As a Poverty eradication activist, Cassia established the Honeycomb Haven Foundation to help the less fortunate members of her community.
The Namibian beauty queen is also a dancer and model. Miss Namibia 2021 Chelsi Shikongo crowned her at the end of the event finale. During the Q/A round, she was asked, “How different would the world be if it was run by women?” The paramedic impressed the judges and scooped the coveted top spot.
On winning the national crown, Cassia was too overwhelmed to speak but expressed, “I have no words to express my gratitude towards every single person who has stood by my side during this journey,” she said, adding that the people who followed her journey know it hasn’t been easy, but she strongly believes it was worth it. Namibia! This is our year. I will make us proud.”
In a bid to do great things as title holder of Miss Namibia, Cassia Sharpley this week, held a pre-launch event introducing the Honeycomb Haven Foundation. Miss Namibia Cassia 2022 Cassia Sharpley aims at tackling poverty which has ravished certain communities till today.
Spotted Influencer Magazine shared images from the launch which was held at the Palm Tree Hotel in Windhoek.
“People of our generation do not really want to embark on the difficult side of life because they don’t really understand how to go through it,” said Miss Namibia.
The blog reports that the foundation aims to eradicate poverty by equipping the youth in our communities with the necessary skills and resources.
The Honeycomb Haven Foundation stands upon the values of Integrity, solidarity, leadership and discipline.
“The Honeycomb Haven Foundation stands upon the values of Integrity, solidarity, leadership and discipline. This, because they want to be the catalyst for poverty eradication through equipping, empowering and evolving with all the underprivileged communities and individuals. Cassia Sharpley Miss Namibia and founder of the foundation said, she believes that our generation is very strong, and very intentional however, there seems to be a lack of interest, a lack of discipline and the lack of wanting to know more among the youths.” reports Spotted Mag.
One of the intricacies which plague the communities is the many problems like teenage pregnancy and alcohol as well as drug abuse etc.
“These are the things that rob off a child’s life and it’s not because they can’t control it, but it’s because they do not know anything better. She then added that it is up to us that are in the position of knowledge to go into the community and teach them certain life’s processes that can direct them in the right way…the objective of the foundation is to help the marginalized societies, increase access to basic life necessities, increase mental health awareness and also provide accessible means to information to contribute to the development of the marginalized communities of the country.”