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
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 . . .
To assure its social, environmental and management system compliance, Desta has been inspected by different independent international auditing organizations and has been certified accordingly: Quality Management System: In 2020 for the first time, Desta was certified ISO 1900:2015. Desta upgraded from OEKO-TEX 100 standard to STeP by OEKO-TEX. It makes Desta the only company in […]
One of our goals at DESTA is to be transparent and to always push our employees to be best they can be. We recently sat down with Kedijah, a line supervisor at our factory in Butajira. Kedijah started out as a line operator when our Butajira Expansion Project started production two years ago, and has […]
Even though, this world’s health crisis has a big impact on the apparel manufacturing sector, our company, Desta PLC, continues the production, withstanding the problem. Although the coronavirus pandemic has not yet had a significant impact on our work force, the management team, together with the health and safety committee, is working hard to curb […]
We are pleased to welcome you to visit our booth under the Ethiopian pavilion (booth # N92213) at Magic 2020 in Las Vegas, which will take place from 5th to 7th February 2020. MAGIC is the most comprehensive fashion marketplace in the U.S., showcasing Women’s and Men’s Apparel, Footwear, Accessories, and Sourcing resources from around the world. […]
As DESTA PLC is a family-run garment factory in Ethiopia, it is responsible for its employees and the local community. On the beginning of this year it provided socio-economic support to Butajira and the community. Desta donated medical supplies to Butajira General Hospital. Fourteen (14) beds, three (3) inpatient beds, and one (1) electrical delivery […]
One of our goals at Desta is to be transparent and to always push our employees to be the best they can be. We recently sat down with Bethlehem Amare, who is in charge of the quality department at our factory in Addis Ababa. Bethlehem started as a line operator eight years ago and has […]
One of our goals at DESTA is to be transparent and to always push our employees to be best they can be. We recently sat down with Amarech Ganchu, who is in charge of the finishing department at our factory in Butajira. Amarech started out as a line operator two years ago and has worked […]
DESTA PLC is a family-run garment factory in Ethiopia and is responsible for its employees and the local community. At the same time, DESTA was trying to fulfill its responsibility by working to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, which is a major concern in the world and is claiming the lives of many. First […]
Desta PLC very much values social and environmental compliance. Therefore we continue to participate in the green legacy program by planting trees. Last month we started planting in our expansion project with the President of the Southern Nations Nationalities and Peoples Regional (SNNPR), Mr. Restu Yirdaw and local people. Desta PLC, who is a certificate holder of […]
The President of the Southern Nations Nationalities and Peoples Regional (SNNPR), Mr. Restu Yirdaw, visited our expansion project in Butajira town last month, June 15, 2020. The purpose of the visit was to appreciate the great contribution our factory is making to the country and the local community. During his visit, he said “the factories […]
Thank you for visiting us at the 2020 apparelsourcing Paris show, held from February 10th to 13th. With the support of GIZ Ethiopia, four Ethiopian companies and three designers presented their products under the Ethiopian pavilion. This was Desta’s fifth time being represented at apparelsourcing Paris. The General Manager of Desta PLC, Mr. Eyob Bekele […]