Our Story

Ferede Group is more than just a business; it’s a family legacy rooted in a commitment to bettering lives and transforming communities across Africa.

About Us: As the sons of Melaku and Yeshum Ferede, founders of Ferede Group, the Ferede brothers grew up immersed in a family culture that prioritized business and social impact. From a young age, they witnessed their parents’ dedication to service and entrepreneurship, instilling in them a deep sense of responsibility to continue their legacy.

Melaku Ferede: Melaku Ferede dedicated over 40 years of his life to serving the community as a healthcare professional, making significant contributions to healthcare in Ethiopia. His unwavering commitment to helping the sick and bettering the lives of Ethiopians has left a lasting impact on the nation’s healthcare landscape.

Yeshum Ferede: Yeshum Ferede blazed trails as one of the first women entrepreneurs in South Sudan’s Juba region following its independence in 2012. Her entrepreneurial spirit and resilience have been instrumental in driving economic empowerment and opportunity in the region.

Family Legacy: At the heart of the Ferede family’s initiatives lies a shared vision to uplift fellow Africans and catalyze positive change throughout the continent. Their collective dedication to social impact and business innovation continues to shape the ethos of Ferede Group, driving its mission to transform lives and communities across Africa.