Horcelie Sinda Wa Mbongo, an HIV positive lady was crowned the winner at the just concluded 2017 Miss Congo in UK pageant, which held at Stratford Town Hall.
Speaking after she was crowned, she said:
I’m happy I’ve won at least something in my life. My story has warmed people’s hearts and that’s the most important thing.
Positive from birth, the 22-year-old, who is a student at the Chelsea College of Arts in the UK, only got to discover her HIV status at the age of 11.
See photos of her below: