Orielia Egambaram – #BetterTogether at the SPAR Women’s Challenge

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Amidst a sea of 25’000 participants at the Supersport Park in Centurion, there was us, Team Earth – decked out in bright green ! The SPAR Women's Challenge is an annual event which brings together thousands of men and women annually in celebration of women's month. The hashtag for this [...]

Orielia Egambaram – An insightful day at the Living Planet Conference 2017

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The 2017 Living Planet Conference was held at the Maslow Hotel in Sandton on the 27th July 2017. The theme of this year’s conference was “What’s your junk status? #Waste2Wealth.” This years’ conference focused specifically on finding solutions to some of the most devastating issues that the environment is facing. [...]

Orielia Egambaram embracing the gift of giving

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“ It’s more blessed to give than to receive “ – R.E. The past week has been such an eye opener and an avid reminder of just how blessed I am. During the past week I have spent time at SOS Childrens Village Mamelodi, CHOC (Childhood Cancer Foundation SA) and at [...]

Orielia Egambaram, CSIR and DST being more than a bunch of scientists

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On the 20th of July 2017, I partnered up with the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research(CSIR) & The Department of Science and Technology (DST) at Diepsloot Combined School to heed the call by Nelson Mandela and do our bit to improve the lives of those around us. As a [...]

Annemieke Van Aarde: SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

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I am excited to announce that I am a regional finalist for Miss Earth South Africa 2017! Thank you to Miss Earth South Africa and our incredible sponsors for the wonderful opportunity and the stunning green example you set - I am truly humbled and excited to continue my green [...]

Orielia Egambaram; A weekend fit for a queen

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  From the 13th-15th of July 2017, the 24 regional Miss Earth finalists - a group that I am extremely honoured to be a part of - had the privilege of being hosted by Tsogo Sun and the Miss Earth Family at the Palazzo Hotel in Monte Casino, Johannesburg. From [...]

Orielia Egambarams’ green journey to promote ideas that work

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It’s crazy how time flies when one is having fun. It seems like just yesterday that I was nervously submitting my Miss Earth SA 2017 application form online. At the onset, I had no idea just how much my life would change from being a part of such an amazing [...]

Orielia Egambaram – CHOC a block pampering

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As per the call of Mandela Day (18th of July), I chose to put service before self and volunteer some of my time at the Childhood Cancer Foundation of South Africa (CHOC) home which is located in Pretoria. CHOC is a foundation which was started in 1979 by Professor Lorna [...]

Mahlasedi Senong~Our Children,Our Future

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I visited Talitha Cumi Children’s home and together with the children we planted trees. After planting trees we played various games and this made me realize that every child has a different learning style and pace. Each child is unique,not only capable of learning but also capable of succeeding. Through our interaction I met future Miss Earth candidates. The future is in great hands.Thank Talitha Cumi Children’s home for having me and allowing me to spend the day with the children and feed them knowlege about the earth and our role in it so they grow knowing why preserving the planet earth is most important. […]

Nurayn Ismail – Our future, our legacy – Ons Kinderhuis

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June the 17th we visited Ons Kiderhuis in Bloemfontein to plant trees and chat to the children living there. It is essential for us to remember that no matter who a child is or where they come from, they are the future of our country and planet. We planted trees [...]

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