About Mak-Addis Tutoring
Mak- Addis Tutors (MAT) is an academic initiative that aims to alleviate the problems identified in the growing rate of urban youth unemployment in one hand and the declining quality of student’s knowledge and the visible lack of competency in their education in the other. Simply put, we connect students that need an extra support in their education whether to soar ahead or stay on track, with qualified tutors.
Our company provides tutors that are verified in advance for their academic competency, preliminary security check, and background records to provide exceptional service. Additionally we equip the tutors with basic ethical code of conduct, and bind them with a written agreement.
Mak-Addis Tutors provides matchmaking services in tutoring various academic courses for students ranging from Pre-KG to Pre-College in Addis Ababa. Focused primarily on basic curricular courses, tutoring is also available in courses including: Music and Music Instruments, Languages, life skills and also special needs courses.
Our uniqueness lies in the range of service we provide and the geographical area we cover. Mak-Addis Tutors is a 2 times award winner for its social contribution especially for the unemployed youth. We train our tutors the basics of Human Centered Design (Design Thinking) concepts so that they provide the best humane service for our clients. With this regard they serve us as a key contributor for our daily innovation in our approach of doing business.
About Henok Wendirad
A veterinarian by education, I am a serial-entrepreneur with lots of experience in startups. Chosen as one of the Young African Leaders under the POTUS' flagship program YALI-RLC-EA, & enrolled in the business and entrepreneurship track for a 12 week leadership program. Winner of Reach for Change-Ethiopia's accelerator program and first place winner of the National Startupper of the Year Challenge by TOTAL. I am a proud YALI-RLC-EA Alumni, and currently serving as the Communication Committee Chair of the Ethiopian Alumni Chapter.
I have extensive experience in print and electronic media, Human Centered Design & Design Thinking, Lean Startup, health promotion, event planning and organizing promotional expos. Experience also includes work done particularly in deigning & marketing activities of various events including ‘Ethio Health Exhibition and Congress’, ‘Afri-Printing and Packaging Expo’ and ‘Ethio Poultry Expo and African Livestock Expo & Congress’, which are great inputs to work closely with the Federal Ministry of Health, Ethiopian Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations, Pan-African Chamber of Commerce and Industries and Federal Ministry of Agriculture/EMDTI.