According to a statement from the Municipal Administration of Luanda, to which VerAngola had access, the young woman was "recognized for the impact made as 'Miss Grand Internacional' and for the philanthropic and social causes she carries out, with emphasis on the 'Criança Feliz Angola' project and the 'MWENHO and EJA Association'".
Thus, according to the statement, Teresa Sara will be Angola's representative "in one of the biggest beauty contests", which will take place in Japan.
The coronation was carried out by Cape Verdean Stephany Amado. "With a degree in Law, Teresa Sara was crowned by Cape Verdean Stephany Amado, first lady of honor for Miss International and the first African to come so close to the crowning", the statement reads.
The event was attended by the "provincial vice-governor for Technical Services and Infrastructure, Cristino Mário Ndeitunga; representing the Municipal Administrator of Luanda, Milca Caquesse; the director of Culture and Tourism, Domingos Fungo; the deputy administrator for Political, Social and Communities Area, Alcrésia Cavala; businesspeople", among others, the statement also states.