Mehpara (her brother is pictured) is single. She is an Internally Displaced Person (IDP) from the Armenian-occupied territory of Azerbaijan, Fuzuli town, settled in the Fuzuli region of Kurdmahmudlu village. She was born in 1978. 5 years ago, she started this business. Now she plans to buy 3 calves to fatten for sale that is why she is applying for a loan of 950 AZN.
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.