Kalkidan Gugsa

Name: Kalkidan Gugsa

Education: 10th grade

Company name: Mackey Hair Salon

Studio Title: Owner and manger

Founded in: 2015

What it does: Hair salon service

HQ: Jimma

Number of employees: Three

Startup capital:    30,000 Birr

Current capital:  Growing

Reasons for starting the business: To get financial freedom

Biggest perk of ownership:  Being able to put my ideas into action

Biggest strength: Overcoming challenges

Biggest weakness: Working on financial management

Favorite task: Working

Most challenging task:  None

Plan:  To expand my shop and hire more people

First career:  Working in a hair salon

Most interested in meeting: Haile Gebreselassie

Most admired person: Haile Gebreselassie

Stress reducer: Going to church

Favorite past-time:  Working

Favorite book:  Fiker Eskemekaber by Hadis Alemayehu

Favorite destination: Hawassa

Favorite automobile:   Toyota Yaris