Shilla Elenyu


Shilla Elenyu





Shilla Elenyu was born in Northern Uganda, in the district of Lira. She is a third born in the family of six biological children and two adopted children. She was born in August 2nd 1998. Shilla’s journey to attain education was not an easy one as her parents struggled to fulfill their daughter’s dreams. This was through farming and laying bricks every holiday to raise her termly school fees. God willing, she happened to be a beneficiary of Mastercard foundation scholarship at Makerere University for her undergraduate program and managed to attain a bachelor’s degree in Library and Information Science. She is a co-founder of Casso Agro Processing Limited based in Northern Uganda, a company helping to change the lives of many farmers and teenage mothers in her community, district and hopefully, the nation at large will benefit from her ideas as she is impactful and determined. She loves to join the young in the society to work together and achieve greater.