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Monday, 18 February 2013 12:07

Name: Semere Lake
Education: Degree in Horticulture and Certificate in Automotive mechanics
Company name: Adiabos Roadside Assistance
Studio title: General Manager 
Founded: October 2012
What it does: Change of flat tires, fluid and fuel delivery service, lock-out assistance, battery boost, car wash, tracking cars through GPS and towing services, etc
HQ: Hayahulet, French Kiss Building near H&M Building     
Number of Employees: 10  
Reason for starting business: I came to know the business through my relative who lives in the US and in fact owns the same kind of business there
Biggest plus of ownership: It enables one, and one’s family, to have a better life, to help others by creating job opportunities and to contribute to the country’s economy, etc 
Biggest strength: Challenging challenges
Biggest weakness: I don’t know if I have one 
Biggest worry: Overcoming poverty   
Favorite task: Doing business 
Most challenging task: The most challenging task so far is creating awareness among the public as the business is new. It was even a big challenge to get the license as there was no standard for it 
Plan: To expand what I have already started and opening a vehicle storage facility 
First Career: Selling cement for my family business right after completing my education 
Most interested in meeting: Seid Mohammed Birhan [owner of Ambassador Real Estate, among other businesses]
Most admired person: The late Prime Minister Meles Zenawi
Stress reducer: Watching football games and going out of the city 
Favorite past time: Going to church and watching football games  
Favorite Book: “Ye Wotatoch Hiwot”, a religious book by Daniel Kibret
Favorite Destination: Sodere and  Hawassa
Favorite Automobile: Toyota Tundra 
Favorite Film: ‘Taken’

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