Meet one of our makers, Hailu Worku. Hailu makes our muslin bags that we use for packaging our items.
Hailu was born in Addis Ababa in the year 1975. He grew up in the bustling streets of Piazza and has been his place of business for the past 22 years. As most artisans in Ethiopia, his sewing skills were passed down from his father.
Hailu is such a humble soul who takes great joy in helping the poor. He said “I Wish I was better at saving money. If I see someone in need, I can’t help but share what I have.” Hailu is married and is a father of two boys and a girl.
We are so happy for being able to create opportunities, although small, for hard working individuals like Hailu. We look forward to working with him and more artisans this year.