Commendable contribution in support of families of martyrs

Eritrean nationals residing in various countries expressed that the contribution they are making in support of families of martyrs attest to the respect they have towards their martyrs.

Asmara, 14 February 2020- Eritrean nationals residing in various countries expressed that the contribution they are making in support of families of martyrs attest to the respect they have towards their martyrs.

Indicating that supporting families of martyrs is the responsibility of every citizen, the nationals in the US, Canada, Australia, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Germany, the UK, Sweden, Italy, Norway, Israel and Saudi Arabia organized in a group said that they will sustainably continue the program they initiated before three years.

Ms. Yodit Asfaha, member of the group from Sweden, said that the about 50 members of the group meet three times per week through the social media and discuss about the objective situation in their homeland and on the national development programs. Ms. Yodit also said that the group has so far contributed about 22 thousand Euros and 56 thousand Kroner.

Ms. Yodit indicated that 6 Eritrean women residing in Uppsala, Sweden, have assumed responsibility of supporting 80 families of martyrs for 12 years. Ms. Yodit went on to say that other nationals joined the program and contributed 120,960 Kroner in support of 21 families of martyrs.

Ms. Yodit with her daughter Siona Asgede contributed 12 thousand Kroner they collected through various activities they conducted in connection with June 20, Martyrs Day.