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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. Abdel Wasi has lost his leg during a battle. He was shot and the doctors had to amputate his left left. He is preparing the fresh cooked bread which are bought early morning by various resellers. They will later sell it in town and make a small profit.   © 2002 Didier Ruef