Joan's World

By Mpho Tshikhudo
26 August 2015

Former Miss SA Joan Ramagoshi Madibeng welcomes us into her home to talk about empowering women and raising a family of faith.

Our navigator is playing up, so we drive past the house a few times before eventually spotting the Porsche SUV parked in her driveway.

"Nice ride, Joan," we compliment her.

"Thanks, but I'm not crazy about cars," Joan Ramagoshi Madibeng replies. "It just happens to be there. It does not define me."

The former Miss SA-turned-businesswoman and her husband, Jeff Madibeng, spared no expense on their modern Tuscan-inspired double-storey home.

The high level of security appeals to the Madibengs.

"You can't come into the estate without signing in," Joan explains.

"The other thing is our kids can be kids around these parts. They can play with the other children in the area. Being kids means going out to play. They need to interact with others."

Read more in the August 27 issue of DRUM

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