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AT the tender age of 10, Shiela Gashumba sparked her initial pathway in the world of television making waves as a news anchor for kids news on WBSTV. Welcome to the world of #CreatePreneurAfrica Sheilah Gashumba , TV presenter, emcee, digital influencer and brand ambassador – a true testament of a an illuminating media career pathway and brand name in Uganda’s television industry

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.

Every day is a new chance to learn more, give more and love more. We believe in giving back to society. The organisation believe that we truly make life
of what we give. There is nothing more wonderful than making a child smile and
have a great hope for a better future. That’s the beauty we stand for and it’s THE
BEAUTY WITH A PURPOSE. It all starts with ME and YOU. Together we can make
a change in the whole world,

shiela gashumba – Founder Young Bodies Big Hearts


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.

Highlights of the Multitalented Shiela Gashumba


Miss Rwanda beauty pageant

Master Card Foundation
School Conference

Presenter if T-Nations , teens show on NTV and then THE
BEAT, a NTV musical show

Channel O
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?

My family

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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