Solmaz was born in 1951. She is is Internally Displaced Person (IDP) from the Armenian-ocupied territory of Azerbaijan Fizuli region, settled in Khirdalan settlement, married, has 3 children.
Having borrowed a loan amount of $400, she had bought medicinal preparations and started her business.
This medicine-chest has been provided with the medicinal preparations by firm.
In the beginning of her business she could not buy the medicinal preparations for cash from firm.
For the second time she borrowed a loan amount of $800 and bought a lot of medicinal preparations for cash.
For the third time she borrowed a loan of $1000 and bought all medicinal preparations for cash.
Now she needs a loan amount of $1200 to privatize this medicine chest .
She has been engaged in this business for 20 years.
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