Capital Ethiopia Newspaper

Fasil Getaneh

Name: Fasil Getaneh
Eduction: BSC in Chemistry
Company name: Fada 4 K Chemicals General Trading Plc.
Title: General Manager
Founded: 2012
What it does: Production and sale of liquid detergent
HQ: Kolfe Keranio Sub City around Asco
Number of Employees: Seven

Startup capital: 50,000   birr 
Current capital: Growing

Reason for starting business: Desire to make a living from what we studied in school.
Biggest plus of ownership: Operating your own business and working hard gives you a sense of satisfaction.
Biggest strength: We get along with each other and everyone takes responsibility for their own work
Biggest weakness: Business relationships with wholesale distributors.
Smartest Move: Using posters and advertisements on public transportation to promote our product
Biggest Worry: None
Favorite task: Mixing ingredients and coming up with new products
Most challenging task: Starting the business
Plan: To further expand the business and develop more products
First Career: Teacher
Most Interested in meeting: Prime Minister Meles Zenawi
Most admired person: Professor Wondimagegn, AAU Organic Chemistry faculty instructor
Stress reducer: Browsing the Internet
Favorite past time: Watching movies, listening to music
Favorite Book: Papio by Abdul Basit Haqqani
Favorite Destination: USA
Favorite Automobile: Toyota Prado
Favorite Film: Perfume: The Story of a Murderer