Marziya is 45 years old, married, and has two children. She has been in the poultry business raising chickens for the past 9 years. As an Internally Displaced Person (IDP) she was resettled from the city of Fuzuli to the town of Akhmedbeyli in the Fuzuli region, where she now lives with her family. Marziya is in need of 2000 AZN to buy chickens. It is a business she started with her mother. This is Marziya's first loan.
Marziya 45 let. Ona zamujem i imeyet 2 detey. Marziya uje 9 let kak zanimayetsya pticevodstvom i razvodit kuric. Ona yavlyayetsya IDP personom pereselenec iz Fuzuli goroda i seychas projivayet v Fuzuli regione , posolok Akhmedbeyli vmeste so svoyey semyoy. Marziya seychas nujdayetsya v 2000 AZN chtobi kupit kuricci. Etomu biznessu ona nauchilas u svoyey mami. Eto pervaya ssuda Marziyi.
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.