Oktay N. was born in 1954. He is married and has three children. He is an Internally Displaced Person, a refugee from the Fuzuli Region now living in the city of Baku together with his beloved wife and children. It has been a year since Oktay started working as a taxi driver. He used to be an auto mechanic, but later he decided to become a taxi driver. He grew to really like his new line of work. This is Oktay’s second loan; he is very grateful to Kiva lenders for his first loan. At present he needs 2000 AZN to purchase spare parts for his car.
Oktay N. rodilsya v 1954 qodu. On jenat i imeyet 3 detey. Oktay yavlyayetsya IDP personom on pereselenec iz Fuzuli regiona i seychas projivayet v qorode Baku vmeste lubimoy jenoy i detmi.
Oktay uje qod kak rabotayet taxistom, ranshe on chinil mashini no spustya vremya on reshil stat taxistom, Oktay ochen polubil svoyu novuyu rabotu. Eto uje vtoraya ssuda Oktaya on ochen blagodaren lenderam i Kive za pervuyu ssudu.
Seychas on nujdayetsya v 2000 AZN chtobi kupit zapchasti dlya mashini.
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.