Zakhir is married and has three children. He is an IDP (Internally Displaced Person) from the town of Fuzuli and now lives together with his wife and children in the Bala Bahmanli village of the Fuzuli region. He is 44 years old. He decided to get involved in animal husbandry two years ago and now breeds sheep. Zakhir was previously involved in bird farming and bred geese. This Zakhir's second loan, and he is very grateful to Kiva lenders for the first loan. He currently needs 2000 AZN in order to buy sheep and increase livestock quantity.
Zakhir jenat i imeyet 3 detey. On yavlyayetsya IDP personom pereselenec iz Fuzuli goroda, seychas projivayet v Fuzuli regione, posolok Bala Bahmanli vmeste so svoyey jenoy i detmi. Zakhir 44 qoda. On uje 2 qoda kak reshil zanatsya skotovodstvom i razvodit ovec. Do etogo on zanimalsya pticevodstvom i razvodil gusey. Eto vtoraya ssuda ZAkhira on ochen blagodaren lenderam i Kive za pervuyu ssudu. Seychas on nujdayetsya v 2000 AZN chtobi kupit ovec dlya uvelicheniya kolichestva skota.
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.