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Her first gig at the age of ten as a news anchor for kids news led to her becoming the brand ambassador for Aqua Safe Water for promoting clean, safe drinking water.
After two years she became part of ‘Teens Club, a live entertainment program, and by 2007……….Shiela was the youngest journalist covering the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) presided by the Queen of England . Her ‘Daily Monitor (The most widely read independent newspaper) column CHOGM teens column
Her creative mind space was ignited at the early age of 12 when she began conceptualizing and bringing many ideas to including a tv show, radio show, and clothing line
A multitalented changemaker, Sheilah Gashumba is blessed with a golden heart and loves doing charity.
Charity events are ongoing : Sanyu Babies Home and God’s Image Ministry Charity home among others have benefitted through Young Bodies Big Hearts, He then launched a Charity Fundraising Fashion Show at Kampala Sheraton Hotel shined with prestigious VIP attendance of note including the Guest of Honour, Minister of Health, and current Prime Minister Dr. Ruhakana Ruganda bringing smiles all children in Mulago Hospital Children’s ward.
Master Card Foundation
Presenter if T-Nations , teens show on NTV and then THE
BEAT, a NTV musical show
Music Video Awards
Big Brother Africa Finals in the same year.
BET accredited African journalists for the 2017 BET Awards at the
Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles California.
#Meet CreatePreneurAfrica .Uganda’s Shiela Gashumba
Tell us what drives you?
The urge to be successful
What is your true passion in life?
Everything to do with entertainment and fashion
How did you find your passion and how old were you?
I always wanted to be infront of cameras and at 8yrs I started my tv journey as a young tv presenter.
What about your passion appeals to you the most?
Meeting different people in the entertainment industry being able to share my knowledge and ideas and showcase my talent as an entertainer in different aspects.
What drove you to make money from your passions?
I have a lot of dreams that need financial drive and to be able to accomplish that I need money and I need a lot of it for my business ventures.
When was the first time you were paid for your passion?
My first payment was made when I was 8years for my show called “kids corner” 17years ago.
What kept you going when you thought about giving up?
What motivates you every day to be even more successful?
I want to inspire many young people out their especially young girls and be an example or a success story for them to look up to as evidence that they too can make it
What do you have to say to all of the people who doubted you?
The sky is no longer the limit. The best is yet to come
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