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Eritrea.Southern Debud Zone. Maiado. Small village in the country. A.C.O.R.D. (Agency for Cooperation and Research in Development )is an international NGO (non government organisation) which works mostly in Africa. It receives funds from Heks (Inter Church Aid) of Switzerland. A.C.O.R.D. runs a  small credit program in the village. Mrs. Letegeorgs has been able to set up her retail shop and a small restaurant through this small credit project.  She also bought a TV and a generator (which she paid back in 2 years) and offers each night for a small entrance fee the TV programms to the inhabitants of the village. Children watch the smurfs cartoon.  © 2002 Didier Ruef