Tunzala is the mother of two children. She was born in 1980. She is an Internally Displaced Person (IDP) from the Armenian-occupied territory of the Azerbaijan Kalbadjar region, and she is now settled in Absheron region. She is a teacher and has been in this business for five years.
Tunzala teaches students at home also and now she needs a loan of 2,000 AZN to buy computers and a printer for improving her business.
Komak means “help” in Azerbaijani. As of its creation in 1999, Komak has kept true to its name by helping thousands of Internally Displaced Persons, refugees and the economically disadvantaged by providing these groups with sustainable credit services. As of 2010 Komak’s $2.5 million portfolio serves 1513 clients, 81% of whom are IDPs, and 40% of borrowers are women. In 2009, Komak was cited in a report by the United Nations General Assembly as one of Azerbaijan's prominent forces in restoring the local economy by enabling small and medium enterprises with credit. For more on Komak, please join our lending team, Friends of Komak Credit Union.