Palesa trades the ramp for a pen

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Miss Botswana 2021, Palesa Molefe has taken on a new role as a children's book writer, releasing her debut work titled, 'O Shapo, O Sho?'.

Molefe says the book is a collection of affirmations aimed at sparking self-discovery and resilience among children.

In a recent interview with Arts&Culture, Molefe shared that her own struggles with insecurities as a child were the inspiration behind the book. She explained: "It was my mother's words of affirmation that helped me grow in confidence. She told me to be strong and courageous, and I carried that phrase with me every day." Having served as Miss Botswana, Molefe says her beauty with a purpose project focused on mental health for children, which ultimately influenced the themes and messages within her book "and promoting self-confidence and resilience in children is essential for their overall well-being," said Molefe.

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