2019 Best Young Entrepreneur Award
The Entrepreneurship Development Centre (EDC)- Ethiopia held the 2019 National Entrepreneurship Award in three major categories; Best Young Entrepreneur, Best Seasoned Entrepreneur, and Best Social Entrepreneur of the year. In "Best Young Entrepreneur of the year" category Firehiwot Asefa won the title. Firehiwot returned from United Arab Emirates (UAE) 5 years ago and took Entrepreneurship training opportunity to start her own garment factory. Then after, she founded Firehiwot garment with an initial capital of 15,000 ETB in 2014. The garment factory begin to produce ready made clothes for women.