Bahar A. is 30 years old. She is married and has two children: a 5-year old daughter who goes to kindergarten and a 3-year old son. Bahar is an Internally Displaced Person; she is a refugee from the town of Fuzuli, now living in the Fuzuli Region.
Bahar has been in this business for five years. She has learned it from her aunt.
At present she needs 2000 AZN to purchase a cow so as to develop her business further.
Bahar A. 30 let. Ona zamujem i imeyet 2 detey, doch kotoroy 5 let ona xodit v detskiy sadik i sin kotoromu 3 qoda. Bahar yavlyayetysa IDP personoy ona pereselenec iz Fuzuli qoroda , seychas projivayet v Fuzuli regione.
Bahar uje 5 let zanimayetsya etim biznessom etumu biznessu ona nauchilas u tyoti. Seychas ona nujdayetsya v 2000 AZN chtobi kupit korovi dlya razvitiya svoyeqo biznessa.
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.