This 37-year-old man is an Internally Displaced Person (IDP) from the Armenian-occupied territory of Azerbaijan, Fizuli region, settled in the Fizuli region Kayidish village. He is married and has 2 children.
Azer has run this business for 8 years. This car is his own.
He transports loads in his own car.
Having borrowed $600 he bought 2 wheels and 1 accumulator. Now he needs a loan of $800 to repair his car.
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.