Gultakin was born in 1970 in Kalbacar region Chaykand village. She is married and has three children. She has been engaged in cookery at home, but her husband sells the building materials in Khirdalan stone market.
She is a well known cook in Khirdalan town where she was settled after displacing from her homeland. All praise her sweets in Khirdalan.
She cooks our national sweets such as pakhlava, shakarbura, shorkogal and etc. The first borrowed loan was $400. She spent this loan on buying a small oven, but this oven was not comfortable for the cooking of the sweets and she decided to apply for the second time for a loan amount of $800.
She wants to buy the big oven and the building materials for her husband.
She has been engaged in this business for a year. She plans to improve her business and help to the business of her husband.
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