Abamilki Waste, Energy and Greenary Soulutions
Impact of your enterprise on sustainable development
Since our establishment in 2013 we have reduced environmental pollution caused by poor management of urban waste in the city. The enterprise so far created a job opportunity and livelihood for 147 youths and special need individuals like women with HIV and street youths.We have also established modern waste management through recycling i.e production of organic compost which is under supply for farmers and agro investors and we also produce alternative energy i.e smokeless cooking charcoal which is a substituent for wood made charcoal which is in a pilot phase .The compost increases agricultural productivity and the charcoal also can substitute wood made charcoal which is main cause of deforestation and degradation We have also established a nursery site which produces seeds of plants,fruits,cash crops,flowers and vegetables and supply to the public. Moreover we are engaging with environmental greenery development projects which improve the eco system.
Sustainability and future plans
The business is environmental friendly and inter related -one project out put can be an input for the other. Financially we are making stable profits and in waste collections service,recycling,nursary outputs and greenary services we do have high demand for services and outputs.As environmental friendly and integrated business with community based system we are sure that our business sustainability continues through engaging our customers and community,partnerships,promotion and marketing,expansion and financial and physical good leadership.
Your profile as an entrepreneur
My name is Ali Ebrahim,31 years old young and energetic professional and entrepreneur from Ethiopia.I am A masters holder in policy analysis and BA in economics.I have more than 7 years professional experience in higher education and business.I am currently serving as a strategic planning and policy analysis expert in Jimma University-PUblic university-which is pioneer in community service.I am also the Co-founder and managing director of Abamilki Waste,Energy and Greenery Solutions.I was a young leader fellow of Young African Leadership Obama Initiative in East Africa for 3 months in business&Entrepreneurship,Civic leadership and public management.I have engaged in different short term management,leadership,communication and other trainings.