Sunday, June 16, 2024

Name: Alemayehu Mulat


Education: BA in marketing management

Company Name: Maleda Crafts

Title: Founder and General Manager

Founded in: 2021

What it does: Manufacturing bags, rugs, and shoes made of recycled textile waste and disposed plastic packages

Headquarters: Addis Ababa

Startup Capital: 80,000 birr

Current Capital: 500,000 birr

Number of Employees: 6

Reason for Starting the Business: To make quality sustainable products and create job opportunities for women.

Biggest Perk of Ownership: Having a clear vision and fighting for it until it manifests

Biggest Strength: Having a creative and innovative mindset

Biggest Challenge: Working space and poor waste disposal culture

Plan: To become a leading company that manufactures fashionable and sustainable products through an eco-friendly process.

First Career: Marketing officer

Most Interested in Meeting: Haile Geberselassie

Most Admired Person: Dr. Myles Munroe

Stress Reducer: Listening to spiritual songs

Favorite Book: The Spirit of Leadership

Favorite Pastime: Spending time with family and watching documentaries

Favorite Destination: Bahamas

Favorite Automobile: Ford

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