Welcome to Desta PLC!

an ethical garment manufacture

“Desta” means “joy” in Amharic. We hope you experience it when you visit us!

About Us

Desta PLC is an independent, family-run and family-owned ethical garment manufacturer based in Ethiopia. We provide a full range of cutting, sewing and finishing services including accessories and embroidery. We currently employ more than 2,000 people and ship products around the world. We specialize in t-shirts, uniforms and fashion items for youth and adults.


Corporate Social Responsibility

Desta PLC is committed to social responsibility through its efforts in sustainability, community involvement, and governance.


At Desta, we understand the impact a business can have on the world and the opportunities we have to lead the way in sustainable business practices. We are committed not only to meeting our fiscal responsibilities . . .


At Desta, we care about employees and the communities in which we work. We aim to employ people with disabilities in 10 of our 90 of our labor forces is made up of women. The following projects are a few of the causes we have invested in:


At Desta, we work hard to ensure our policies and practices take into consideration all our stakeholders including the community we work in, our employees, and our buyers. Our policies and practices adhere to the highest standards . . .

Latest News

Mar 29 2024

Desta PLC Proudly Hosts His Excellency President Mr. Endashaw Tassew

H.E. Mr. Endashaw Tassew, the President of Central Ethiopia Regional State, visited our factory in the middle of this month. Our factory is located...
Nov 15 2023

A Reflection of Desta PLC at ASFW 2023: Thank You for Your Visit

We would like to extend a warm thank you to all those who visited us at ASFW 2023. Desta PLC, with its 30 years of experience in manufacturing, was...
Oct 28 2022

News: Desta PLC Upgrades Facilities for the Factory Workers

As an ethical garment manufacturer and family-owned business, Desta is working hard to upgrade its facilities and practices to meet the needs of its...
Oct 28 2022


Desta PLC, an ethical, Ethiopian garment manufacturing company, is proud to announce that it has achieved the top level of the STeP by OEKO-TEX...
Jun 20 2022

You’re invited! Desta PLC Will Be Exhibiting at Apparel Sourcing Paris trade show

We are pleased to invite you to visit our booth under the Ethiopian pavilion (booth # C60) at the Apparel Sourcing Paris trade show, which will take...
Jun 20 2022

Why visit the Ethiopian Pavilion at the Apparel Sourcing Paris trade show?

The Apparel Sourcing Paris trade show provides a great opportunity to learn about the current Ethiopian apparel and textile manufacturing industry....
Mar 25 2022

Supervisor Leadership Training by Better Work ILO

Desta PLC works with Better Work ILO, initiated in Ethiopia. In recent months it has provided supervisor leadership skills training to Desta PLC...
Mar 25 2022

Desta PLC Butajira Factory Audited for the First Time By the International Organization

Desta PLC is proud to announce that our Butajira factory was audited by Better Work ILO, initiated in Ethiopia, and has achieved a good...
Jan 10 2022

Desta Participates in the 6th African Sourcing and Fashion Week (ASFW)

Africa’s biggest trade show for fashion, sustainability, and innovation was held for the 6th time from December 3rd – 6th, 2021 at Conges Center, at...
Nov 15 2021

Desta Team Would Love to See You at ASFW 2021 Addis Ababa

We’re excited to announce that for the first time since the pandemic, we are going to participate in person for a trade show. Desta PLC will be...

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