Getachew G/Hiwot

Getachew Creativity Engineering

Getachew is a self-made innovator. He created what he calls the ‘Hygienic Patients Bed’ to assist his ailing father-in-law who had fractured a leg and spine. Marketing this bed was a challenge until Getachew took entrepreneurship training. Having successfully completed the six-da training, Getachew was assigned a business development advisor help him break into the local market and access financial resources. Getachew’s advisor has helped him acquire loans from two banks worth a total of 450,000 ETB. Getachew employs four fulltime and seven part time staff. At present, he is working with the renowned public hospit Paulos to create mobile toilet wheelchairs valued at 1 million Ethiopian Birr.