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Afag is married and has three children. She lives in the Baku region together with her husband and children. She is 43 years old. Afag has been involved in the sewing business for 13 years. This is her second loan, and Afag is very grateful to Kiva and the lenders for it. She previously borrowed $1,200 and repaid her loan monthly in a timely manner. Currently, she needs 2000 AZN in order to buy a sewing machine, needed to develop her business. She learned this business from her mother, who taught her since childhood how to sew clothing for her dolls and then for Afag herself.
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Afag zamujem imeyet 3 detey. Ona jivet v Baku regione vmeste so svoim mujem i detmi. Afag 43 qoda. Ona uje 13 let kak zanimayetsya shveynim businessom. Eto uje vtoraya ssuda Afag ona ochen blagodarna Kive i lenderam za ssudu. V perviy raz ona brala US$1,200 i yejemesachno vovrema oplachivala svoyu ssudu.
Seychas ona nujdayetsya v 2000 AZN chtobi kupit shveynuyu mashinu dlya razvitiya svoyego businessa.
Etomu biznessu ona nauchilas u svoyey mami kotoraya s detstva uchila yeyo shit snachalo odejdu dlya yeyo kukol a potom dlya Afag samoy.

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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.

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  • $10,800
    Average annual income
  • 72
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    Azerbaijan Loans Fundraising
  • $14,526,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 0.8
    Azerbaijan New Manats (AZN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,550 helped Afag to purchase a sewing machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
18 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 23, 2011
Jun 22, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2012