Negist produces and exports hand woven textiles bridging the traditional and modern worlds with a unique approach to Ethiopian designs and fabrics. The owner and design director Mrs. Aster Retta established the company in October 2003.
The company works with talented weavers and artisans to make original textiles using hand looms and, also work with designers, embroiderers, seamstresses and cotton spinners to make beautiful and unique contemporary products stemming from age-old traditions. The organization creates the highest quality woven fabrics, incorporating creative designs and colors that yield finished products for a diverse customer base. Negist aims to provide stylish merchandise created with care in a manner that improves the lives of the artisans we employ. We ensure that goods are made through fair employment and under healthy working conditions.
In 2006, Negist Ethiopia was chosen to participate in the PACT (Program for building African Capacity for Trade) Programme under the ACCESS! programme for African Businesswomen in International Trade.
Sammy Mohammed - Marketing Director
PO Box 1749
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Tel: +251 (11) 3728080
Fax: +251 (11) 4652444
Mobile: (251) 91121694