The Miss Garden Route & Klein Karoo
Beauty with a Purpose
The Miss Garden Route & Klein Karoo 2010 beauty pageant, in aid of regional havens for battered and abused women and children, was officially launched at the begining of May by last years winner, Louise Muller from Mossel Bay (now a B Comm student at stellenbosch University). Louise was crowned as the face of the Garden Route at the Miss Garden Route & Klein Karoo 2009 gala event.
Miss Garden Route & Klein Karoo event presented by the Garden Route Casino
During the past six years, the Miss Garden Route & Klein Karoo event presented by the Garden Route Casino in collaboration with Die Burger and the ISP Group, has grown into a community driven event, combating women and child abuse within the Southern Cape. The gala event itself has become a must see of the Garden Route event calendar with excellent entertainment and amazing setting.
The he Heart of the competition are the four shelters for abused women and children
The Heart of the competition are the four shelters for abused women and children that benefit from the funds generated through this event. The shelters are Creating Effective Families in Mossel Bay, Phambili in George, Malibingwe in Oudtshoorn and Women Who Care in Knysna. As part of the gala event build up residents from the different shelters get the opportunity to be turned into “a princess for a day” by make-overs conducted in the different towns.