Saturday, July 13, 2024

Name: Amsale Berhanu Woldeyohannes


Education: Diploma in Travel Operation

Company Name: Awonta Apparel Manufacturing Plc.

Title: Founder and Managing Director

Founded in: 2017

What it does: Manufacturing hand-loomed textile accessories and leather craft accessories

Headquarters: Addis Ababa

Startup capital: 100,000 Birr

Current capital: 5,000,000 Birr

Number of Employees: 10

Reason for Starting the Business: To pursue passion for crafting while achieving financial independence

Biggest Perk of Ownership: Having the freedom to make mistakes and experiment with new ideas

Biggest Strength: Resilience

Biggest Challenge: Lack of adequate working space

Plan: To build a craft village

First Career: Sales at a newsstand

Most Interested in Meeting: Bejai Naiker

Most Admired Person: Empress Taitu

Stress Reducers: Prayer

Favorite Book: Autobiographies

Favorite Pastime: Crafting products

Favorite Destination: Thailand

Favorite Automobile: Toyota Rav 4

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