Pictures and videos from a recent plus-size pool party which have been uploaded onto social media have left a number of users wondering if their invitation got lost in the mail.
— Pulane mokoena (@Pulanemokoena18) January 16, 2019
Flaunt Your Curves Pool Party#Weekendspecial #LIVCRY #itv4 #Tlalhuelilpan #MegaloBox #thetoys #Temblor #PacquaioBroner #Presidentialdebate2019 #plussizeblackdiamonds #TheQueenMzansi #Isibaya #thethrone #reatsotella #boxing #plussizewomen #bbw_goddess #nenemaboya #sego_pumpkin pic.twitter.com/WeTZ01MSph
— Nene Maboya – Body Positivity (@plussizewomenSA) January 20, 2019
Many took to social media in search of details about the party as well as how they could crack the guestlist.
BBW parties ????
Who has the hook up?
— A.O (@PILLAY_CGLM) January 20, 2019
Now I want to go to a bbw party, they look so lit tf
— Princess Opal (@sagaresauti) January 19, 2019
BBW pool party sounds like something I should have been invited to.
— Stay@Home (@Mastos_TM) January 20, 2019
The Plus-Size Black Diamonds parties and big black women (BBW) pool parties are the brainchildren of 29-year-old makeup artist and skin care consultant Neo Nene Maboya who created the brand and related events with the aim of “encouraging a fat girl by reminding her she matters”.
Having been plus-size from a young age, Maboya harnessed her outspoken nature and began to work as an activist. She began doing community service and later decided to fight body-shaming around her community.
According to her blog, her brand’s vision is “to fight and make the universe accept fat people as normal human beings”.
“The mission was to create a brand and gather plus-size women together and fight against this body-shaming,” added Maboya.
She began by managing 10 models under her brand and has since ventured into the events space with the parties which she says “help boost confidence and self-love in one’s life”.
The Soweto native also plans to take this work to schools through her #NoBodyShame initiative.
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Plus Size Black Diamonds Community Service #NO.BODY.SHAMING Each and every year statistics of bullying and body shaming are increasing in schools. We have realized to do an outreach to make awareness at primary schools teaching the foundation phase about the effects of bullying. We will be rotating all provinces with your great help. We asking for all sponsors and donations to give children during our visitation. We are requesting all parents should be there when we visit the school so we teach them how they should behave if their children are bullies or the mother of the child that's being bullied at school. It will be great if we get sponsors and donation for Toiletries, beverages, snacks, sanitary pads and Stationary. Our first school will be at JHB second School will be at VAAL then we go to Pretoria due to the demands we will rotate each area 3 different schools. Those who wants to join us kindly whatsapp me 0814597998 to join our whatsapp groups.
The next BBW party will be held in March and all BBWs and lovers of BBWs are welcome.
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Your honor of your presence is requested for Plus Size Beach Party????????????????????????????????????️????⛱️????️❤️???? on Saturday, 09th March 2019. Venue: The Farm Guest Lodge (Daveyton/ Benoni) Gates open at 12pm To purchase early bird tickets: Early Birds tickets 10 left FNB ACCOUNT Account no:62652118136 Khoigp styleus Your reference should be your Name + PSP For more info contact us 0710362986 || 0814597998 Plussizeblackdiamonds@gmail.com