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Stepped-up endeavors being exerted as regards laying groundwork for disabled nationals in Gash-Barka region to raise production capacity

The branch of the Eritrean National War-disabled Veterans Association (ENWVA) in Gash-Barka region pointed out that stepped-up endeavors are being exerted with a view to laying the groundwork for disabled nationals in the region to raise production capacity.

Barentu, 11 December 2013 – The branch of the Eritrean National War-disabled Veterans Association (ENWVA) in Gash-Barka region pointed out that stepped-up endeavors are being exerted with a view to laying the groundwork for disabled nationals in the region to raise production capacity. It made the remark at an annual assessment meeting in Barentu city, during which it was stated that a number of rehabilitation programs have been implemented, thus giving rise to benefit for a total of 1,195 members.

Mr. Rezene Tesfamariam, head of the branch office, disclosed that a wide range of the rehabilitation tasks focused on agricultural options as the lifestyle of most of the members is pertinent to such pattern of living. He further indicated that a total of 249 members have been rehabilitated in livestock, while 48 others became beneficiaries of water pumps. Accordingly, around 900 Association members are in a position of becoming beneficiaries of Micro-credit and Savings Program, and the rehabilitation programs are worth 13 million Nakfa.

Mr. Jemal Mohammed-Birhan, head of the Association’s branch in Barentu sub-zone, explained that the members could witness improvement of livelihood and assume the charisma for hard work.

Mr. Elias Habtile, head of administration and finance in the Ministry of Labor and Human Welfare’s regional branch, stated that efforts made to raise the production capacity of disabled citizens have given rise to a positive outcome. He also expressed the Ministry’s readiness to enhance collaboration in the process.

 

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