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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. Abraham Gebremedhin lost his eyes during the war. He works every night from 3 AM until 11AM in the bakery.He goes back home with the help of his daughter.  © 2002 Didier Ruef