This young man is married and has two children. He has a son and a recently-born daughter. Rashad is 31 years old. He has been involved in construction for two years and works as a residential repairman. Rashad previously worked as a taxi driver, but has not worked in that field for three years. He spent a year practicing and studying his current trade from another repairman and has now been working on his own in homes for two years. Rashad needs 1800 AZN to purchase necessary tools for his work. Rashad lives in the Baku region with his wife and children. This is his second loan, and he is very grateful to the lenders and Kiva for his first loan.
Etot molodoy chelovek jenat i imeyet 2 detey. U nego bil sin i nedavno rodilas dochka. Rashad 31 god. On uje 2 qoda kak zanimayetsya stroitelstvom i rabotayet masterom v domax. Rashad ranshe bil taxistom, no uje 3 qoda kak on bolshe ne rabotayet taxistom. On odin god praktioval i uchilsya u svoyego drugo masterstvu i teper 2 qoda kak on sam rabotayet masterom v domax. Rashad nujdayetsya v 1800 AZN chtobi kupit nujniye instrumenti dlya svoyey raboti. Rashad projivayet v Baku regione vmeste so svoyey jenoy i detmi. Eto uje vtoraya ssuda Rashad, on ochen blagodaren lenderam i Kive za pervuyu ssudu.
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.