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- To date, Tebita has a fleet of eleven ambulances, has provided ambulance services to more than 40,000 clients and emergency training to more than 25,000 trainees. “Tebita” is Amharic for “drop,” a message to force every citizen to think about his or her drop of contribution to humanity. And there is no one who believes in this idea more than Tebita’s CEO and founder, Kibret Abebe Tuffa.
- In June 2016, Kibret attended Europe’s leading forum on international development - European Development Days. As a panelist, Kibret spoke on Tebita’s fight to save lives, as well as the role that social enterprises can have in furthering development goals. “Without responsible private sector involvement, tackling social problems is like clapping with one hand.”
- In October 2016, Ethiopia’s Minister of Health, Dr. Kesete Brehane Admasu, honored EAES and Tebita with the “Extraordinary Award For Dedication and Exceptional Contribution On Health And Social Service in Ethiopia” at their annual conference, and named Kibret an Ambassador of Health and Social Service. Tebita is the only private sector company to be recognized with this award.