Sarkar B. is 45 years old. He is an Internally Displaced Person from the Lachin Region now living in the Absheron Region with his family and children. He has been in this line of work for 10 years. This is Sarkar’s second loan. The first time he took out $1500. He is grateful to Kiva and the lenders. At present he needs 2000 AZN in order to buy sheep for resale. He also prepares and sells sheep wool.
Sarkar B. 45 let. On yavlyayetsya IDP personom, Sakir pereselenec iz Lachin regiona, Seychas projivayet v Absheron regione vmeste so svoyey semyoy i detmi. Sarkar uje 10 let kak zanimayetsya etim biznessom.
Eto uje vtoraya ssuda Sarkara v perviy raz on bral 1500$ za etu ssudu on blagodaren Kive i lenderam. Seychas on nujdayetsya v 2000 AZN chtobi kupit baranov dlya pereprodaji. Sarkar tak je prodayet i sherst baranov obrabativaya iz.
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.