Filipina beauty queen Samantha Lo left for Venezuela Wednesday ahead of the Miss Grand International pageant set on October 25.
Lo will be competing against 61 candidates in the pageant.
Prior to her departure, the Filipina beauty posted a photo of her waving a Philippine flag on her Instagram account.
“Fast forward 3 months: The Samantha here is the product of all the love, support, and nurturing done by amazing people who constantly told her ‘Yes you can, and you will.'” she captioned her photo.
“See you soon Venezuela,” she added.
In another post, Lo expressed gratitude to her supporters.
“As I venture out to Venezuela I’m taking you all with me. Thank you to everyone for all the kindness and support even the support that’s not so great lol, because it made me work harder,” she wrote.
Lo, meanwhile, urged her supporters to share and like her official photo on the official Facebook page of Miss Grand International.
This year marks the seventh staging of the Miss Grand International pageant.