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Eritrea. Southern Debud Zone. Mendefera. EWDFA (Eritrean War Disabled Fighter Association) is an eritrean NGO (non government organisation) for disabled fighters from the 30 years liberation war. Eritrea finaly became independent from Ethiopia in 1993.EWDFA receives funds from Heks (Inter Church Aid) of Switzerland to run a small bakery project in the town. A disabled fighter rolls uncooked bread in the italian oven. 20 minutes later, the bread will be ready and people will come in the early morning to buy them. Fresh cooked bread is bought  by various resellers which will later sell it in town and make a small profit.   © 2002 Didier Ruef