Tahir is a 38 year old Internally Displaced Person (IDP) from the Armenian-ocupied territory of Azerbaijan, Kalbadjar region, settled in Absheron region. He is married and has 3 children.
He cleans and feeds the sheep and cows and sells their meat in the bazaar. He does not have a butcher shop and it is obstacle for him to improve his business.
Now he needs a loan of $1000 to build a butcher shop which will help to get a good income and meet the needs his family.
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.