Name: Christina Negusie

Education: BA

Company name: Chris lamps & lighting

Title: Owner

Founded in: 2021

What it does: Manufacture pendant lampshade by hand

HQ: Addis Ababa

Number of employees: 2

Startup Capital: 10,000 birr

Current capital: Growing

Reasons for starting the business: To be financially free

Biggest perk of ownership: Freedom to make the decisions you feel are right

Biggest strength: Encouragement in all the ups and down

Biggest challenging: Capital

Plan: To be able to substitute the lampshade material that’s being imported from abroad

First career: Concierge

Most interested in meeting: Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed

Most admired person: Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed

Stress reducer: Praying

Favorite past time: Reading

Favorite book: Think and grow rich by Napoleon Hill

Favorite destination: Nowhere in particular

Favorite automobile: Range Rover