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Tirsit Belachew

Name: Tirsit Belachew
Company name: Tirsit All Uniform Garment
Title: General Manager
Founded: 2003
What it does: Designs and makes hospital, hotel and school uniforms, readymade clothing and wedding dress alterations
HQ: Bole Sub City around Atlas Hotel
Number of Employees: Eight

Startup capital: 1,000 Birr   
Current capital: Growing

Reason for starting business: Desire to be a clothing designer
Biggest plus of ownership: Owning your own business gives you the full benefit of the work that you do
Biggest strength: Being detail oriented and dedicated to my work
Biggest weakness: Finding reliable and work oriented employees
Smartest Move: Working hard and dedicating a lot of time and energy to improve my business
Biggest Worry: Having to move from my current location
Favorite task: Meeting new people and networking
Most challenging task: Dealing with misunderstandings with employees
Plan: Expanding the business and opening a clothing factory
First career: Clothing Designer
Most Interested in meeting: Owner of Ambassador Garment
Most admired person: Liya Kebede
Stress reducer: Watching movies
Favorite past time: Going to cafes and restaurants
Favorite Book: Fikir Eske Mekabir
Favorite Destination: Dubai
Favorite Automobile: Toyota Prado
Favorite Film: Titanic