Over 45 million Nakfa in support of war disabled veterans

The National Association of the Eritrean War Disabled Veterans stated that in the past 25 years it has invested over 45.5 million Nakfa in support of its members in Gash Barka region with a view to enable them self-supportive.

Barentu, 19 October 2018 – The National Association of the Eritrean War Disabled Veterans stated that in the past 25 years it has invested over 45.5 million Nakfa in support of its members in Gash Barka region with a view to enable them self-supportive.

The head of the Association branch in Gash Barka region, Mr. Shmwele Weldegergish said that since its establishment in 1993, the Association has been engaged in improving the lives of the families of the war disabled veterans and that encouraging result has been registered thanks to the clustering of the veterans in regional, branches and units.

Pointing out that there are 3,400 including 500 females members of the association in Gash Barka region, Mr. Shmwele underscored that 2,140 of the veterans have become direct beneficiaries of the association and have improved their livelihood involving in various business sectors.