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Six-year-old model needs your help to represent Kenya in international modelling contests - 3 weeks ago, 13:03

Jack Safari

Meet the six-year-old Aileen Akinyi, a class one pupil at Hawi Group of Schools in Seme who has won several modelling titles at her tender age.

Under her tiny belt, Aileen holds the Tinny Miss Kisumu County 2017, first runners up at the Mini – Miss World Kenya, 2018 and Tinny Princess Kenya, 2017.

Sharon Otieno, Aileen’s mother says her talent was discovered in 2017 during their wedding where Aileen was a flower girl.

“She left guests in stitches with her catwalk. Many were impressed. She keeps asking me if she will be travelling but I lack answers,” she told the Standard.

Last year Aileen flew alongside Tourism Cabinet Secretary, Najib Balala, and other dignitaries to Nairobi and back where she was selected to welcome the CS to Kisumu international Airport during the launch of the flight.

In November 2017, Aileen also qualified for Little Miss World contest in Greece but could not travel due to ...
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