About DFA

Established in 2010, Desta for Africa Creative Consulting (DFA) is a private limited company based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. We offer services in the area of photography, event planning, workshops, public relations, media communication, graphic design and consulting through the creative industry. Located in Sidist Kilo in the International Leadership Institute building, DFA is managed by award winning photographer and cultural entrepreneur Aida Muluneh. DFA is a creative production company, which utilizes various talents in Ethiopia to develop unique service to our clients and partners who are looking for innovative and creative approaches to promoting their goods and services in the Ethiopian market.


The word DESTA stands for Developing and Educating Society Through Art and also means ‘happiness’ in the Ethiopian language Amharic. We are a capacity-building company specifically geared towards elevating cultural productions, media professions and image production throughout Ethiopia. In addition,  our main goal is to utilize culture and art to create self-sustainable opportunities to promote development in Ethiopia.