Aziz was born in 1965. He is an Internally Displaced Person (IDP) from the Armenian-occupied territory of Azerbaijan, Fizuli region. Aziz had settled in Fizuli region in the Kayidish village, an area which is built specifically for IDPs.
He is married, with three children. Ten years ago, he started this business in agriculture and dairy. Now, he needs a loan of $1200 to buy a cow.
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.