Kamala is 44 years old and lives in Baku city. She is married and has two daughters aged 12 and 18. She tutors students in Azerbaijani history and helps older students prepare for university examinations. Kamala works eight hours every day from her home. She loves teaching and thinks that all children in Azerbaijan should know their history.
Kamala is requesting a loan of 2,000 AZN to buy books for her students. She would like to have at least one book for every two students. She has many students and so needs many books.
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