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Ethiopian Immigrants Motivated to Expand Home Healthcare Business

3 days ago   |   By Renew our Economy

Abe Dalu, who is from Oromia, Ethiopia, has a PhD in toxicology and experience in preclinical drug safety assessment. His wife, Aster, also from Oromia, Ethiopia, is a registered nurse. So when the pair decided to launch their own business-Dalu's layoff during the Recession motivated them to seek firmer control over their future-a healthcare venture made sense.
The couple enrolled in a 10-week small-business course at the Neighborhood Development Center, then began pulling from their savings and retirement. To accept Medicare patients, they would have to provide services-nursing, physical...
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