DESTA is an Ethiopian privately and family owned factory that treats its workers as family.  We have been stable throughout the pandemic, exporting six forty foot containers. At the same time DESTA is completing its new factory in Butajira. During the pandemic we increased our workforce. 470 new employees joined our factory. They were trained and put into their respective positions.

During the pandemic we increased our workforce

The current salary payment of DESTA for the first level operator is as the figures below show. DESTA is well known for its fair salaries.

Job TitleBasic salaryAttendance AllowanceTransport AllowanceTotal
Desta PLC basic workers startup salary

Although the restrictions imposed by the pandemic as well as  the closure of schools had a devastating effect on the textile sector, DESTA PLC has continued to grow and increase the productivity of its workers safely. It has increased its production speed more than ever before and has benefited the community by providing employment opportunities.

Desta PLC is an independent, family-run and family-owned ethical manufacturer based in Ethiopia. We provide a full range of knitting, cutting, sewing and finishing services, including accessories and embroidery. We specialize in t-shirts, uniforms and fashion items. Please contact us at to discuss our services!