Category Ethiopia

Success Story from Ethiopia: Hailu Tessema’s Mama Fresh Business

Hailu Tessema was born in Ethiopia’s capital of Addis Ababa 62 years ago. He graduated from Asfaw Wossen comprehensive high school in Ethiopia in 1973 and obtained employment in the supply department of a construction company where he worked for around 15 years. He also served as the General Manager at Ethiopian Coffee Roasters Association for […]

Success Story from Ethiopia: Bethlehem Alemu’s Fair Trade Businesses

Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu was born in the impoverished Zenebework area near Ethiopia’s capital city in 1980. She is the oldest of four siblings. Ms. Alemu graduated from Unity University in Addis Ababa in 2004, where she studied accounting. In 2005, using a plot of land owned by her grandmother, Ms. Alemu started a workshop in […]