Matapa Maila Rikhotso, 33-year-old, hails from Polokwane in Limpopo, walked away with the crown of Tammy Taylor Mrs South Africa amid an electric production at Tammy Taylor Mrs South Africa in the City Of Ekurhuleni.
Highlighting top SA capable South Africa designers, female Deejay pioneer, DJ Zintle and TV personality Katlego Maboe as the MC of the night, the production genuinely depicted present day women owning their power.
Matapa is hitched to Douglas Rikhotso and blessed with a 4-year-old little girl, Rifuwo. Matapa works in Category Management. Passing matric appeared to be an outlandish errand for Matapa on account of her hindered foundation yet today she is an alumni multiple times over! Her organization “Matapa and companions” keeps girl child in school.
Enolicia Strever (30) from Welkom in the Free State is the first princess and the second princess is Jo-Ann Barnwell (37) from Cape Town.
Matapa said winning Tammy Taylor Mrs South Africa showed her that nothing was incomprehensible and that you are not a result of your condition.
She will represent to South Africa at the Mrs World Pageant in China amid March of 2019.
By winning the coveted title, Matapa turns into attaché for SABC 3, the City of Ekurhuleni, the Women 4 Women development and different patrons of the Tammy Taylor Mrs South Africa Pageant.
She also left with more than R1 million prizes including a Suzuki Vitara and a permit to her own special Tammy Taylor Nails Franchise.
She also wins prizes from the accompanying backers and brands including Tammy Taylor Mrs South Africa with SABC 3 as a sponsor, Tammy Taylor Nails South Africa, Emperors Palace, City Of Ekurhuleni, Renewal Institute, Lamelle Research Laboratories, Suzuki South Africa, Body 20 Studio, Detangled Hair, Wella Professionals, System Professional, Mpact Recycling, Contempo Fashion, Batsumi Travel, Brentoni Eyewear, Grande Roche, Catrice Cosmetics, Caribbean Tan, Nomination Italy and Thandar Inc.
The Mrs South Africa association and their finalists raised over R900 000 for the Women 4 Women Foundation built up by Cindy Nell-Roberts.
They will use these assets to enable hindered ladies and young ladies through different ventures lead by the finalists and title holders themselves.
Matapa says she’s eager to work with her patrons with the end goal to engaging and educating women across the country.