Just-concluded Miss and Mister Deaf International beauty contest shines

By , K24 Digital
On Thu, 18 Jul, 2019 16:00 | < 1 min read
Wilson Obange and Catherine Ngovi when they arrived at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport from Russia after the Miss and Mr Deaf international contest. Photo/CHARLES MUASYA
Charles Muasya @PeopleDailyKe

Two Kenyan representatives in the just-concluded Miss and Mister Deaf International beauty contest in Moscow, Russia, arrived in the country yesterday to a warm reception by relatives and friends after scooping top awards.

Catherine Ndinda Ngovi, 22, a business management student at Kenya Institute of Management, was the first runners-up while Wilson Obange was the second runners up in their respective categories at the beauty pageantry. 

The two had won the Kenyan and Africa competitions of the same. The Kenyan event was held at the Nairobi Film Centre and organised by the Deaf Artistes Cultural Association of Kenya and the Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB). 


Kemmonye Mamatsits of Botswana emerged top of the international contest held on July 7 to 15, and graced by Miss and Mr Deaf International  Inc chief executive Bonita Leek.  

The non-profit organisation seeks  to empower and support the growing community of deaf women and men.

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