Miss Namibia 2024

Runner-ups

Miss World Namibia 2023

Albertina Haimbala

Introducing Albertina Haimbala, affectionately known as ‘Tina,’ a 24-year-old dynamo from Mount Etjo Safari Lodge. Formerly Miss World Namibia, she now sets her sights on the upcoming Miss Earth 2024 pageant to represent her nation. Albertina’s journey embodies resilience, compassion, and a steadfast commitment to effecting positive change.

Growing up in a family of eight, Albertina’s upbringing instilled in her a profound drive for making a difference. She became the first in her family to complete high school and pursue tertiary education, earning a degree in marketing management from the University of Science and Technology.

Albertina’s advocacy for education and inclusivity is deeply rooted in her experience with two differently-abled sisters. Inspired by their resilience, she fervently champions the breakdown of stigmas and the promotion of inclusivity. Through her foundation, she works tirelessly to uplift persons with disabilities by raising awareness and providing genuine support to young minds.

While her current focus is on marketing management, Albertina’s aspirations extend to exploring modeling and obtaining a personal training certificate. Fitness has become a cornerstone of her life since 2020, reflecting her belief that inner and outer beauty are enhanced through physical well-being.

Albertina’s participation in beauty pageants is driven by the empowering platform they provide for women to make meaningful contributions to their communities. As the former First Runner-Up in Miss Namibia, her journey has been a testament to dedication and answered prayers.

Looking forward to the Miss Earth 2024 pageant, Albertina radiates confidence and purpose, poised to make Namibia proud. Her alignment with the pageant’s emphasis on beauty with a purpose mirrors her life goal of leading a purposeful life with a positive impact. Beyond being a beauty queen, Albertina Haimbala is a beacon of hope and a voice for the voiceless, ready to represent Namibia with grace and unwavering confidence on the global stage.

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Miss World Namibia 2023

Albertina Haimbala

 

Introducing Albertina Haimbala, affectionately known as ‘Tina,’ a 24-year-old dynamo from Mount Etjo Safari Lodge. Formerly Miss World Namibia, she now sets her sights on the upcoming Miss Earth 2024 pageant to represent her nation. Albertina’s journey embodies resilience, compassion, and a steadfast commitment to effecting positive change.

Growing up in a family of eight, Albertina’s upbringing instilled in her a profound drive for making a difference. She became the first in her family to complete high school and pursue tertiary education, earning a degree in marketing management from the University of Science and Technology.

Albertina’s advocacy for education and inclusivity is deeply rooted in her experience with two differently-abled sisters. Inspired by their resilience, she fervently champions the breakdown of stigmas and the promotion of inclusivity. Through her foundation, she works tirelessly to uplift persons with disabilities by raising awareness and providing genuine support to young minds.

While her current focus is on marketing management, Albertina’s aspirations extend to exploring modeling and obtaining a personal training certificate. Fitness has become a cornerstone of her life since 2020, reflecting her belief that inner and outer beauty are enhanced through physical well-being.

Albertina’s participation in beauty pageants is driven by the empowering platform they provide for women to make meaningful contributions to their communities. As the former First Runner-Up in Miss Namibia, her journey has been a testament to dedication and answered prayers.

Looking forward to the Miss Earth 2024 pageant, Albertina radiates confidence and purpose, poised to make Namibia proud. Her alignment with the pageant’s emphasis on beauty with a purpose mirrors her life goal of leading a purposeful life with a positive impact. Beyond being a beauty queen, Albertina Haimbala is a beacon of hope and a voice for the voiceless, ready to represent Namibia with grace and unwavering confidence on the global stage.

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Miss Earth Namibia 2023

Martha Kautanevali

Meet Martha Kautanevali, the 26-year-old civil engineer hailing from the picturesque Ohangwena Region, crowned as the second runner-up of Miss Namibia 2023. Martha is poised to represent Namibia at the prestigious Miss Earth pageant, scheduled for December 16, 2023, in Vietnam.

A dedicated STEM advocate, Martha has established a mentorship program that supports aspiring young individuals pursuing STEM courses at the university level. Her commitment to sustainable development and environmental awareness has set her on a unique path as a champion for a greener, more eco-conscious future.

Born and raised in the charming Ohamwaala-Edundja village, Martha’s Namibian roots run deep. Her love for her homeland is evident as she shares the wonders of Namibia, a country adorned with natural marvels and boasting the world’s oldest desert, which has stood the test of time for at least 55 million years. Namibia is also home to the world’s largest population of cheetahs.

Beyond her title of Miss Namibia second runner-up, Martha Kautanevali is a civil engineer and project management professional, currently serving as a building inspector at one of Africa’s largest banks, FNB. Her work in the engineering field is a testament to her commitment to excellence and making a positive impact on the built environment.

As the reigning Miss Earth Namibia 2023, Martha is fervently passionate about sustainable development and environmental awareness. Her belief that education and innovation are the keys to addressing the challenges of climate change aligns with her vision for a greener future. Martha Kautanevali is not just a beauty queen; she is an eco-warrior, ready to showcase Namibia’s commitment to environmental stewardship on the global stage at the Miss Earth pageant in Vietnam. Watch as she blends her engineering acumen with environmental advocacy, aiming to inspire positive change and a more sustainable world for all.

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Miss Earth Namibia 2023

Martha Kautanevali

Meet Martha Kautanevali, a 27-year-old civil engineer hailing from the picturesque Ohangwena Region, who secured the title of second runner-up in Miss Namibia 2023. Martha represented Namibia at the esteemed Miss Earth pageant held on December 16, 2023, in Vietnam.

Martha is renowned for her dedication as a STEM advocate, having established a mentorship program supporting aspiring individuals pursuing STEM courses at the university level. Her commitment to sustainable development and environmental awareness has propelled her as a champion for a greener, more eco-conscious future.

Raised in the charming Ohamwaala-Edundja village, Martha’s profound connection to Namibia is evident. She shares the wonders of her homeland, a country adorned with natural marvels, including the world’s oldest desert, which has stood resilient for over 55 million years. Namibia is also celebrated as home to the world’s largest population of cheetahs.

Apart from her achievements as Miss Namibia second runner-up, Martha is a civil engineer and project management professional, currently serving as a building inspector at one of Africa’s largest banks, FNB. Her contributions to the engineering sphere underscore her commitment to excellence and positive impact on the built environment.

Martha is deeply passionate about sustainable development and environmental awareness. She firmly believes that education and innovation are pivotal in addressing the challenges of climate change, aligning with her vision for a greener future. Martha Kautanevali epitomizes more than just a beauty queen; she is an eco-warrior poised to showcase Namibia’s commitment to environmental stewardship on the global stage at the Miss Earth pageant in Vietnam. Witness her blend of engineering expertise with environmental advocacy as she strives to inspire positive change and foster a more sustainable world for all.

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Albertina Haimbala in action

Martha Kautanevali in action

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