LIFESTYLE

MEET SHAMMAH BENEFITS “A Ugandan Writer and Content Creator

Shammah Benefits (Naduli Shammah Edward) is a Ugandan writer, activist, and content creator.BiographyShammah Benefits was born on 24 June 1994 in Mukono, Uganda. His father was a military officer in Uganda People’s Defence Force before he died in October 1994 when Shammah was four months old. Following his father’s death, Shammah, his mother, and three siblings moved to Iganga, a small town in Eastern Uganda. SCHOOL:
Shammah attended almost a school for each class, his mother struggled a lot to pay for his tuition at school so he either registered late or was sent out of school due to failure to pay fees. “I don’t remember the number of schools I attended during my primary level but my memory tells me 9 schools,” he said. Shammah attended Jinja senior secondary school for his senior one but, he only studied for one 3 months and joined another school (ggaba parents high school) in Kampala because his mother wanted him to have a better education though it was difficult to pay. he later joined New Castle high school, Naminya high school then Iganga High School where he attained his Uganda Certificate of Education in 2011.


“Looking at my mother’s financial status, I refused to join A-level so I branched off and went to the University for a foundational certificated” Shammah told us. He then attended Kampala University where he studied Mass communication graduating with a certificate in 2013. He went back to the University to attain a Bachelor of Arts in Education at Kampala University and he graduated in 2018. WRITING CARRIER
Shammah is the author of “The Face of Change”, a book written about the African political system and dictators, in the book he described Ugandan opposition politician Robert kyagulanyi Ssentamu as a very brave gentleman who has gone against all odds to unseat one of the world’s longest-serving presidents “Museveni”. This book attracted much attention in Uganda after it’s the publication and is featured in almost all major news sites.

FILM CARRIER

he started his film carrier after attaining his certificate in mass communication from the university. Since then he has produced a number of movies including Ali the village boy, The abduct, His love. his movies have attracted strong viewership mostly in Africa and Uganda in particular.
Shammah is also known for activism and humanitarian work . he supports needy people mostly children individually and through mobilising support on his social media handles mostly facebook. https://www.facebook.com/shammahbenefitss