Hilina BeleteDeputy General Manager, Hilina Enriched Food Processing, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Words of wisdom: "Don't be afraid to try, even though you might fail. If you don’t try you will never know where your goal might take you.
HILINA was established in 1998 by her father to undertake the manufacturing and processing of a range of food products specifically designed to combat the various forms of malnutrition and other micronutrient deficiencies affecting children and other vulnerable groups in Ethiopia. When it was initially established, the centre produced Vitamin A enriched sugar as well as iodized salt for UN agencies, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and the general public. Helina Belete rose to the challenge to enter the organization and learn all the elements before taking on her role as Deputy General Manager.
Today, HILINA has experienced significant growth in terms of both size and capital a...Read more