Israel Manaye


Name: Israel Manaye

Education: Diploma

Company name: Israel Leather Works

Title: Founder

Founded in: 2018


What it does: Leather products

HQ: Addis Ababa

Number of employees: Two

Startup Capital: 20,000 birr

Current Capital: Growing

Reasons for starting the business: To create our own sustainable business

Biggest perk of ownership: Creating opportunity for others

Biggest strength: Seriousness and commitment

Biggest challenging: Credit culture of the society

Plan: To start exporting

First career: Graphics’ designer

Most interested in meeting: Haile G/silase

Most admired person: My father

Stress reducer: Praying

Favorite past time: Watching movies, reading

Favorite book: Konjowochu, by Serk Danel

Favorite destination: Italy

Favorite automobile: Jeep