Sabahar

Sabahar

Sabahar was founded in 2006 and produces hand-woven textiles for export and domestic sales. Their mission is to be a leader in the Ethiopian silk industry in international and domestic markets. Sabahar has 85 full-time employees and more than 60 women who supply them with their textiles and silk. As a social enterprise, Sabahar contributes to silk production in Ethiopia by training silk producers and weavers and also providing them with equipment and worms (paid by a loan from the Ethiopian Capacity Facility Office). They need some support to increase their social impact. They intend to help the 60 employees by contributing and providing benefits for their households. For instance, by paying the school fees of their children or by training them on household resource management. Sabahar has 85 full-time employees. 75 are on the payroll and 10 are temp workers that get paid per piece. Of the 85 employees, there are 53 women and 22 people below 30. The number of top managers is 6, 3 of them are women. Sabahar has more than 60 women who supply them with their textiles and silk. In addition to that, they work with a couple of associations Frew cooperative in Arba Minch, Jano handicrafts, etc. The company is therefore creating a lot of indirect jobs.

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