From an early age, it was very obvious to his parents and teachers that Ahmed Dulla was not academically bright. He never showed any keen interest in books and perhaps he knew it in him those academics were something he will never excel in. In fact, he was deemed so weak academically that he had to repeat grades four and seven.
It has been a while since Dulla Shoes launched its product in Nepal. From 2012 till date, Ahmed Dulla, Founder of Dulla Shoes has been through a roller coaster ride on his maiden entrepreneurial Venture.
It is often said that businesses are built on nothing but passion. Although many entrepreneurs talk about the importance of having passion to build a business, there are only a few people in Nepal who are actually passionate about their work, one among them is Ahmed Dulla–the founder of Dulla Shoes. Dulla shoes, which took form six years ago, on April 1, 2011, has become a well-recognised footwear brand in Kathmandu.
Ahmed Dulla says he was never a bright student and once thought that becoming taxi driver would be his highest aspiration in life. Then, by happenstance, he stumbled upon footwear technology on the internet and enrolled into Footwear Design and Development Institute (FDDI) in India. There on, he worked for several renowned international brands, such as Aldo and Zara, before returning to Kathmandu in 2012 to launch his own brand—Dulla Shoes.
People flock to his stores and they flaunt his designs with pride. That’s the kind of impact that Ahmed Dulla has on the market. When Ahmed Dulla first released a couple of designs on social media in 2010, he was not optimistic at all. Little did know a few pictures posted on Facebook would generate a buzz would pave the way to an empire unlike any other here in Nepal.
Ahmed Dulla is Nepal’s certified shoe designer and Founder of The Factory Team. Although Dulla has been in the shoe industry for almost a decade now, he was fascinated with shoes since childhood. Successfully etching a homegrown brand, Dulla’s Quora profile is one of the best sources of footwear knowledge for anyone who wants to know how a pair of shoes is stitched or how they can be repaired.
People flock to his stores and they flaunt his designs with pride. That’s the kind of impact that Ahmed Dulla has had on the market. When Ahmed Dulla first released a couple of designs on Facebook back in 2010, he was not optimistic at all. Little did he know a few pictures posted on Facebook would generate a buzz that would pave the way to an empire unlike any other in Nepal. As a child, Ahmed Dulla was as naughty as they come. Never the best in academics either, he was sent to boarding school in hopes of improving him.
Mr. Ahmed Dulla is the creator of Dulla Shoes which is an established company manufacturing beautiful leather products. He shared his life experiences with Glocal Khabar about going with the flow in life can also be a success.
Ahmed Dulla Nepali born in Nepal as a Nepali entrepreneur, designer, motivational speaker, and an influencer. Ahmed Dulla is best known for his company The Factory Team that provides the local and international markets with hand-made designer shoes.
From a below average student and a zealous basketball player to a self-reliant footwear designer, Ahmed Dulla is offering a wide range of most sought-after collections of footwear through his individually suited brand “Dulla Shoes”.
As a young boy, Ahmed Dulla would spend hours admiring footwear and picking out the most expensive pairs of shoes from shops. However, every trip ended in tears because his parents refused to spend thousands on a 10-year-old’s shoe. In high school, Dulla fell in love with basketball, but more than the game, he was fascinated by the sneakers he saw on court