Azer has been working as a taxi driver for five years already. He used to drive a bus, but then he bought his own car and he now drives a taxi. He is 46 years old. He is married and has two beautiful children.
Azer is an IDP (internally displaced person) from the town of Fuzuli, which is now occupied. He currently lives with his wife and children in the Fuzuli region.
Azer really needs 1,600 AZN to buy new tires for his taxi; his current tires are damaged and he cannot take clients in his taxi, as he is concerned about their comfort and safety.
Azer is a very attentive and experienced driver, this is how he has gained his clients' respect and preference.
Azer uje 5 let kak rabotayet taxistom, ranshe on vodil avtobus, no potom on kupil svoyu mashinu i teper on vodit taxi. Azer 46 let. On jenat i imeyet 2 prekrasnix detey. Azer yavlyayetsya IDP personom on pereselenec iz Fuzuli goroda kotoriy seychas okkupirovan. Azer i yego jenat i deti seychas jivut v Fizuli regione. Azer ochen nujdayetsya v 1600 AZN chtobi kupit shini (dlya kolos)tak kak oni u nego uje isporchenniye i on ne mojet takimi shinami otvozit kliyentov, tak kak on dumayet ob udobstve i bezopasnosti kliyentov. AZer ochen vnimatelniy i opitniy voditel i etim on dobilsya uvajeniya i predpochteniya sredi kliyentov.
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.