Sahlu Alemu


Name: Sahlu Alemu

Education: College Diploma

Company name: Selo Leather

Title: Owner

Founded in: 2014

What it does: Different kinds of leather products

HQ: Addis Ababa

Number of employees: one

Startup Capital:30,000 birr

Current capital: Growing

Reasons for starting the business: A better option of income

Biggest perk of ownership: Seeing opportunities

Biggest strength: Doing anything that can make an income

Biggest challenging: Capital and access to market

Plan: To open a big and well known leather production line

First career: Family business

Most interested in meeting: Samuel Tafesse CEO of Sunshine Group

Most admired person: My father

Stress reducer: Praying

Favorite past time: Time with my wife

Favorite book: Miseate Israel / Exodus

Favorite destination: Arbaminch Haile Resort

Favorite automobile: Ford Pick-up