The National Association of War Disabled Veteran Fighters rehabilitated 15 members in Keren with business opportunities worth more than six million Nakfa.
Asmara, 2 April 2016 – The National Association of War Disabled Veteran Fighters rehabilitated 15 members in Keren with business opportunities worth more than six million Nakfa. Four of the beneficiaries are women veteran fighters.
At the ceremony conducted on 30 March, the chairman of the association branch in the region, Mr. Dawit Gebrekrstos said that the assistance includes investment in bakery and bar. He added that it is a part of the association’s efforts to enable the members become self-supporting and productive members of the society.
The vice chairman of the NAWDVF in the region, Mr. Fesehaie Tesfamichael on his part indicated that the four million Nakfa was provided to the members on loan basis and are expected to pay back within five years, while the rest two million will be covered by the association.
Furthermore, the beneficiaries called for basic administrative training to help them manage their businesses.
In the Anseba region there are different service rendering institutions owned by members of the war disabled veteran fighters.