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Sunday, July 16, 2017

Miss World Team Fights Hunger in South Africa

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Saira Khan (2nd from the left) is the CEO of Stop Hunger Now SA
RISING AGAINST HUNGER: The Miss World team had an early morning television appearance to call
upon volunteers to help them on the day
DREAM TEAM: Strauss brought along her husband, D'Niel Strauss, to volunteer at the event

Miss World's Beauty With A Purpose team has proven that this organisation continues to do the most meaningful work year in and year out when they packed nearly more than 350,000 meals in Gauteng and the Eastern Cape. At the Rise Against Hunger meal packing event, more than 250,000 meals were packed. Stop Hunger Now SA, Saira Khan, Chief Mandla Mandela and Julia Morley were once again joined by Miss World, Mr World and the Continental Queens of beauty. Rolene Strauss, Miss World 2014, and Miss South Africa, Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters joined the team in spending 67 minutes of their time in honor of Nelson Mandela's legacy at the event in Johannesburg. The Miss World team then moved on to the Eastern Cape, where Mandela was born, to continue their goodwill mission. They will end their trip with a special lunch at the Mandela residence in Mvezo before heading back to their home countries.
HELPING HAND: Miss World Americas, Audra Mari, takes part in the food packing 
NEVER TOO YOUNG TO HELP: Miss World poses with some of the volunteers 
WOMAN BEHIND IT ALL: Julia Morley has dedicated her life to help those in need around the world 
CONTINENTS UNITED: THe team came from the USA, the Dominican Republic, Australia, Puerto Rico, India, Belgium, Kenya and Indonesia. They will spend their last day in South Africa at Mandela's residence in Mvezo.
MAN ON A MISSION: Rohit Kandelwal, Mr World, described the trip to South Africa as one of the experiences of his life. 
Photos courtesy of Miss World Organisation and Rolene Strauss! 

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