Samir is 28 years old, married and has one child. He has been living with his family in the Baku region for three years. Samir has been working as shop class (industrial arts) teacher for four years. He teaches children how to make musical instruments, wooden sculptures, various wooden towers and the like. Samir needs 2000 AZN in order to purchase tools for making different interesting things, primarily out of wood, that are needed for the classes. As you can see on the photograph, this wooden sculpture was made by the children.
Samir jenat i imeyet odnogo rebonka. Yemu 28 let. On i yego semya jivut v Baku regione uje 3 qoda. Samir 4 qoda kak uchitel po trudu, on uchit detey delat muzikalniye instrumenti, delat malenkiye derevanniye skulpturi, delat razniye derevannie bashni i t.d. Samir seychas nujdayetsya v 2000 AZN chtobi kupit instrumenti kotoriye nujni bivayut na uroke dlya izqotovleniya raznix interesnix veshey v osnovnom iz dereva. Kak vi videte na risunke etu derevannuyu skulpturu deti sdelali sami.
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