Saturday, July 13, 2024

Ruth Hailu


Name: Ruth Hailu

Education: University of Gondar, College of Medicine and Health Sciences

Company name: Haleta Mela Healthcare Services P.L.C

Title: MD

Founded in: November 2020

What it does: Clinical and Home to Home healthcare services

HQ: Kotebe Mesalemia, around Woreda 12 Main Office

Number of employees: 8

Startup Capital: 500,000 birr

Current capital: 500,000 birr

Reasons for starting the business: To meet the very high need for affordable and accessible healthcare

The biggest perk of ownership: To be able to participate in the decision making that will actually make a difference

Biggest strength: Forming a good rapport with our community

Biggest challenging: Trying to work and change a system that is broken

Plan: To expand our services to reach the unreachable

First career: General practitioner

Most interested in meeting: Dr. Lia Tadesse, Minister of Health

Most admired person: My Father

Stress reducer: Eating

Favorite past time: Watching movies

Favorite book: A stranger in the mirror by Sidney Sheldon

Favorite destination: Italy

Favorite automobile: Cadillac

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