FOUNDER: ALEMAYEHU BEKELE

INSPIRATION TO START THE BUSINESS:
His love of architecture and art.

BACKGROUND OF FOUNDER:
-Education:
Graduate of University of Mekelle, Ethiopian Institute of Technology (2017)

Work Experience:

- Currently CEO of CRAFT Architects and Engineers
- Worked at EIABC as a student architecture assistant                                             
- Architect at Archi design

DESCRIPTION OF BUSINESS ACTIVITIES:
An art studio that presents his artwork using string in two ways: one is geometrical and develops a large complex creation based on a mathematical formula with artistic expression to create an optical illusion. The other approach involves experimenting with the threads or the strings as a free of expressing his emotions alike the geometrical one.

Years in Operation

Alebet String Art Studio has been in operation for six years

KEY CHALLENGES:
  • Lack of a suitable working area
  • Access to like-minded professionals

SOCIAL IMPACT:

We seek to promote well-being through art in Ethiopian society and to promote innovation.

FUTURE EXPANSION PLANS:

To create a big art workshop to expand the scale of his work and his market share in the local art market.

FUNDING REQUEST:

-Amount of Financing Needed (USD)
USD $20,000