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Parvana has been involved in selling various mixed goods (pens, notebooks, flashlights, glue, face and hand lotions, etc.) in Azerbaijan's regions. Stores with mixed merchandise are common. She needs 1600 AZN to expand her store and increase the quantity of shelves for merchandise in order to develop her business. Parvana is 37 years old, married and has three children. She and her large family live in the Fuzuli region. They moved from the city of Fuzuli and are IDPs.

An internally displaced person (IDP) is a person who have been forced or obliged to flee his home, in particular as a result of an armed conflict, violence, violations of human rights or natural or human-made disasters, and who, unlike a refugee, has not crossed an internationally recognized State border and remains on the territory of his own country. (source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs)
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Parvana uje 8 let kak zanimayetsya prodajey raznix smeshannix tovarov (ruchki , tetradi, fanari, kley, krem dlya ruk i litca i t.d) v Regionax Azerbaydjana chasno bivayut takiye magazini so smeshannimi tovarami. Ona nujdayetsya v 1600 AZN chtobi uvelichit magazin i kolichestvo polok dlya tovarov chtobi razvit svoy bizness. Parvana 37 let. Ona zamujem i imeyet 3 detey. Ona i yeyo bolshaya semya jivut v Fuzuli regione, oni pereselenci iz Fuzuli goroda i yavlyayutsya IDP personami.

Внутренне перемещённое лицо (ВПЛ) - человек, который был вынужден внезапно бежать из своего дома в результате вооружённого конфликта, насилия, нарушений прав человека, стихийных бедствий или других катастроф, но, в отличие от беженца, не перешел международную границу и находящийся на территории собственной страны (источник: Управления ООН по Координации Гуманитарных Вопросов)

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  • $10,800
    Average annual income
  • 77
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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 $2,050 helped Parvana to expand her store and increase the quantity of shelves for merchandise.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 2, 2012
Apr 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013