The Miss Earth Pageant

Miss Earth Uganda 2016

Priscilla Achieng

Age: 23
Height: 175 cm
Measurements: 86 cm – 76 cm – 91 cm
Hometown: Kampala
Profession: College Graduate

"Let’s all re-use to reduce."

Miss Earth Uganda 2016
Describe your childhood growing years:
I grew up with my mother and 2 sisters at early age. My mothers’ tough personality made me realize that she wanted the very best for us. When I was 9years I got my first brother, it was a new feeling, blending was fun, Christmas days were magical for us. We made many visits to the village and falling asleep during my grandmother’s hilarious stories was something I always looked up to.
What lessons did you learn from your childhood?
Love, respect, patience and that family is not just blood but the people who are always there for us when we need them.
Any special facts or story about your family?
I lost my dear mother at age 11 and i got separated from my siblings for years.
What is the most unusual thing you have ever done?
I sat down and had a dialogue with a mad man.
What is your most memorable moment?
The day I found my lost sister.
What is your environmental advocacy and why did you choose this?
Waste management. I choose this because I believe there is an urgent need to educate our communities on proper waste dumping and management.
What can you promote about your country?
My country is a land locked country but very well gifted by nature we have two natural rain forests, we have Lake Victoria, the deepest lake in the world, the source of River Nile, the longest river in Africa flows from my country and we also have mountain Rwenzori a snow capped mountain.
What trivia about yourself would like to share?
I am a down to earth person ready to rise and shine.