South Africans Doing Great Things | Sunshine Shibambo

Humbled and excited by Gugus introduction, Co-Founder of Cheri Yase Kasi, Sunshine Shibambo carries on the conversation by talking about her two fist tattoos, which represent her fighting spirit.

You dream of a career, you dream of lots of things but to be celebrated as someone doing something for your country is a big thing for me.

Sunshine Shibambo, Co-Founder of Cheri Yase Kasi

After resigning from her position as an assistant brand manager for Flying Fish at SAB, Sunshine and her business partner Tumi Mohube began to combine a technical way of thinking that was fueled by never-ending ideas for their advertising agency.

The aim of Cheri Yase Kasi, which roughly translates to “Girl from the Township”, involves an unconventional way of tackling strategy, creativity, experiential events and marketing.

I contemplated starting a business when I was taking a break from corporate says Sunshine.

I was working with HHP, I was working with some celebrities and I thought, let me start this as a business but obviously ill-informed, ill-equipped and yeah lost tons of money, I had to depend on mom, had to kind of move back home in 2010.

Sunshine Shibambo, Co-Founder of Cheri Yase Kasi

Sunshine states that she had a dream that involved assisting artists in their image. She adds that she thought she could make it better. Some artists forget that they are a brand and need a business side to their art says Co-Founder of Cheri Yase Kasi.

The one thing you don’t think of when you get into business, is that you need a business plan says the Co-Founder. She adds that you’re driven by passion at that time.

To hear the full interview, click on the link below...


This article first appeared on 702 : South Africans Doing Great Things | Sunshine Shibambo


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI

CapeTalk welcomes all comments that are constructive, contribute to discussions in a meaningful manner and take stories forward.

However, we will NOT condone the following:

  • Racism (including offensive comments based on ethnicity and nationality)
  • Sexism
  • Homophobia
  • Religious intolerance
  • Cyber bullying
  • Hate speech
  • Derogatory language
  • Comments inciting violence.

We ask that your comments remain relevant to the articles they appear on and do not include general banter or conversation as this dilutes the effectiveness of the comments section.

We strive to make the CapeTalk community a safe and welcoming space for all.

CapeTalk reserves the right to: 1) remove any comments that do not follow the above guidelines; and, 2) ban users who repeatedly infringe the rules.

Should you find any comments upsetting or offensive you can also flag them and we will assess it against our guidelines.

CapeTalk is constantly reviewing its comments policy in order to create an environment conducive to constructive conversations.

Read More
#SADGT: CEO shares experience of being a BEE front at her first job

#SADGT: CEO shares experience of being a BEE front at her first job

CEO and founder of Motseng Investment Holdings Ipeleng Mkhari chats about her business, and her BEE experience.

Local duo FAKA shares experience of being official runway music for Versace

Local duo FAKA shares experience of being official runway music for Versace

In this segment of SADGT, #NightTalk Gugu Mhlungu chats to duo FAKA about their music and working with Donatella Versace.

Graphic designer chats about his plans for new Mandela centenary coins design

Graphic designer chats about his plans for new Mandela centenary coins design

Artist Sindiso Nyoni chats about his partnership with SA Mint and the Reserve Bank to design the new Mandela centenary coins.

[LISTEN] #SADGT: Health Journo of the Year Pontsho Pilane

[LISTEN] #SADGT: Health Journo of the Year Pontsho Pilane

In this segment of South Africans Doing Great Things, we chat to the winner of the Discovery Health Journo Awards Pontsho Pilane.

#SADGT: Young Capetonians quest to provide basic hygiene to less fortunate

#SADGT: Young Capetonians quest to provide basic hygiene to less fortunate

Hygiene is a basic human right but so many people are living life without it says co-founder of Project Hygiene Neseera Mohamed.

Movement puts spotlight on women entrepreneurs in SA and abroad

Movement puts spotlight on women entrepreneurs in SA and abroad

Empowered women can empower each other, explain entrepreneurs Nola Mashaba and Meta Maponya.

Popular articles
Parents no longer have to travel with children's birth certificates

Parents no longer have to travel with children's birth certificates

The new Home Affairs upgrades to the system include printing parents details at the back of the child's passport.

SA-made Rolkem cake decoration products may not be safe to eat

SA-made Rolkem cake decoration products may not be safe to eat

The UK’s Food Standards Agency issued an advisory, claiming that Rolkem failed to confirm that their ingredients were safe to eat.

KFC South Africa’s Neymar mocking ad… so epic, Nando’s would be proud!

KFC South Africa’s Neymar mocking ad… so epic, Nando’s would be proud!

The South African ad is still trending around the world. Bruce Whitfield interviews branding and advertising expert Andy Rice.

Madiba’s private secretary Zelda la Grange opens up about money (hers and his)

Madiba’s private secretary Zelda la Grange opens up about money (hers and his)

Bruce Whitfield interviews La Grange about her and Madiba's attitude to money (hopes and fears, successes and failures, etc.)

Criminals targeting homes with aluminium windows, warns neighborhood watch

Criminals targeting homes with aluminium windows, warns neighborhood watch

The Panorama, Welgelegen and Plattekloof Neighbourhood Watch has identified a new house break-in trend.