Microcredit opportunities for disabled citizens

The National Association of the Eritrean War Disabled Veterans branch in the Anseba region provided micro credit worth 450 thousands of Nakfa to 30 war disabled females.

 

Keren, 04 June 2018 – The National Association of the Eritrean War Disabled Veterans branch in the Anseba region provided micro credit worth 450 thousands of Nakfa to 30 war disabled females.

At the handing over ceremony conducted on 30 May in Keren city, the head of the branch Mr. Dawit Gebrekiristos stated that the program was in continuation of the programs being conducted to enhance the socio-economic capacity of its members, and that the microcredit program will continue to be provided to war disabled veterans throughout the region.

Indicating that each disabled veteran was provided with 15 thousand Nakfa each and is aimed at making the veterans be able to become self supportive, Mr. Dawit said that the progress that the beneficiaries will register will have significant impact on the continuity and sustainability of the program and called on the beneficiaries to make utmost usage of the opportunity provided.

The D.G. of Tourism in the Anseba region and member of the council of the National Association of the Eritrean War Disabled Veterans, Mr. Salim Ali on his part, called on the beneficiaries to take advantage of the microcredit opportunities, improve their livelihoods and ensure their future.

The National Association of the Eritrean War Disabled Veterans branch in the Anseba region has 2 thousand registered members.