Entrepreneurs to watch: Meet Ethiopian ventures in the GrowthAfrica Accelerator 2019 cohort

The 3rd Ethiopian cohort in the GrowthAfrica Accelerator programme attracted 8 ventures from diverse industries: fashion, food, healthcare, media and marketing.

The cohort-based programme focuses on developing skills that the entrepreneurs require to scale and build their businesses. A series of workshops in the first 6 months results in building entrepreneurship acumen and developing growth strategies that are implemented in the next stages of the programme.

The entrepreneurs portrayed great dedication, willingness to improve and advance their businesses through the programme’s first 6 months.

We are confident that the skills they have acquired will positively reflect over the next few years as they work on implementing their growth strategies with support from our SME Growth Advisors in readiness for investment opportunities.


Meet the ventures:

Rohobot Home Based Health Care Services

Rohobot Home Based Health Care Services provides home based health care solutions for chronically ill and aged people with affordable prices. Rohobot brings quality home based care services to homes with professional and compassionate trained nurses.

Read more: https://growthafrica.com/a-unique-solution-to-take-care-of-the-elderly-while-creating-health-awareness-among-ethiopian-communities-rohobot-home-based-care-services/

Website: https://www.rohobotnursing.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Health-Beauty/Rohobot-Nursing-Services-303381246801924/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rohobot-home-based-health-care-service-plc-92239a197/

Gaber Garments

Gaber Garments is a garments manufacturing company that deals in corporate uniform solutions, branded garments and retail with their main customers ranging between the ages 18 to 35.

Read more: https://growthafrica.com/from-passion-to-business-meet-jennet-lemma-of-gaber-garment/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gabergarment/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gabergarment/?hl=en

Erk Mead Media

Erk Mead Media and Communication is a psychological therapy and training centre. The company works to solve the social and psychological problems of the community regardless of age, sex, religion, race and political outlook.

Read more: https://growthafrica.com/an-innovative-approach-to-mental-health-wellness/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ErkMeadMedia/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/erkmead

Rama Solutions

Rama Solutions provides website and system designs, graphic designs and printing, event management and video production services. Its clients include international NGO’s, medium, small and local businesses.

Read more: https://growthafrica.com/impacting-women-and-growing-brands-meet-rama-solutions/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ramasolution/

Elelan Leather

Elelan Leather designs and produces bespoke high quality, full grain products such as rugged leather bags, briefcases, luggage, shoes and leather jackets.

Read more: https://growthafrica.com/the-bursting-potential-africas-leather-sector/

Website: https://www.elelanleather.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Elelanfashion/

Wow Peanuts

Wow Peanuts processing factory produces nutritious peanut butter and peanut based products. The company targets the young population. Its entire workforce is made of women.

Website: http://www.wowpeanutet.com/

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCOSH9pw4JIXMaZEoAF1vQw

Tebita Ambulance

Tebita Ambulance is the first private ambulance service provider company in Ethiopia. It provides 24/7 ambulance service mainly for residents of Addis Ababa and provides remote ambulance service for corporates.

Website: https://tebitaambulance.com/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Uganics1

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tebita-ambulance-pre-hospital-emergency-medical-service-90b3aa126


Meklit.me is a fashion design and garment company that manufactures uniquely designed modern garments with local aesthetics-inspired fashion that creatively brings together the many stories and culture of Ethiopia.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Meklitgoods/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/meklit.me/

Do check out their amazing products and offerings while learning more about the business accelerator programme: https://growthafrica.com/accelerator/

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