We speak to the brains behind BM Sofa Designs
"What I like about BM Sofa Design is the impact we're having across the country, not just in terms of providing durable furniture, but also in terms of providing job opportunities,"
We had an opportunity to talk to BM Sofa Designs Executive Director Peter Kasewe about his fast-growing business.
Briefly explain more about your company. When did it come into existence?
BM Sofa Designs is a furniture company that was founded in Karonga in 2002 and was incorporated on December 1st, 2017. Our main goal is to provide every Malawian with durable furniture right in their own country, rather than having to order from countries like China.
What do you love about BM Sofa Designs?
What I like about BM Sofa Designs is the impact we're having across the country, not just in terms of providing durable furniture, but also in terms of providing job opportunities and free carpentry skills to many.
Who inspires you in this work?
My fellow Malawians behaved in such a way that the majority of Malawians ordered furniture from other countries such as China, which inspired me to start something that will attract people and provide them with easy access to durable furniture right in their own country.
What are the three tools you couldn't do your business without?
People( our customers)
Resources ( our production material)
The government’s support
What is your secret to the success of your business?
Hard work and passion for the larger vision we have as a company are what drive me the most.
What is the moment that you are most proud of?
Seeing the company making progress
Is there anyone you would like to say thank you to?
Thank you for your support, Malawians everywhere; we are here to make your homes as beautiful and colourful as possible with your help; and thank you to my staff for always being available when needed.
What are your future plans?
We hope that in the coming years, every Malawian will have our long-lasting furniture in their homes and that those with low incomes will be able to afford good furniture by paying in instalments of up to 12 months.
How can people find you??
We have the main branch in Mzuzu at Lusangazi, as well as branches in Rumphi, Mzimba, and Jenda.
- I'm available at +265995212466, ±265986213305