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Update on Djalal

Djalal was born in Xodjavand city in 1972. However, for 21 years his motherland has been occupied by Armenians and Djalal’s family are IDPs (Internally Displaced Persons). Djalal is married and father of two children. They live in Abseron region. One of his children is 16, he is in the tenth class of school and preparing to go to University. His other child, a daughter, goes to music college. She is a very talented girl, plays the piano and in the future wants to be a famous musician. His wife is a housewife and Djalal is a taxi driver. He transports passengers between various locations in Abseron region.

Djalal is a hardworking man and loves his job. Now he needs a loan in the amount of 1200 AZN (Azerbaijan New Manat). It’s his third loan. Djalal applied to Komak company. With this loan he wants to buy winter tires. Djalal is thankfull to Kiva and its lenders for their help. In the future he wants to repair cars.

Previous Loan Details

"I am very thankful to Kiva lenders for their help in improving my business." Djalal is applying to Kiva for his second loan. As you know from his first loan, he runs a taxi business and this has not changed. However, he changed his car and now he needs a loan of 2,000 AZN to buy spare parts f... More from Djalal's previous loan »

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan supports Komak clients who are designated as Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Azerbaijan. An internally displaced person (IDP) is someone who has been forced to flee his or her home due to armed conflict, violence, human rights violations, or natural or manmade disasters, but who, unlike a refugee, has not crossed an international border. Azerbaijan is home to over 600,000 IDPs, who face limited access to employment adequate housing, water and electricity. Many of these people have also failed to qualify for loans through formal channels due to low income and lack of collateral. Komak has been working to support IDPs since 1999. By funding this loan, you are creating opportunities in extremely underserved communities.

About Komak

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.

Concurrent and Successive Loans

Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.

This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.


About Azerbaijan

  • $10,800
    Average annual income
  • 24
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    Azerbaijan Loans Fundraising
  • $14,897,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 0.8
    Azerbaijan New Manats (AZN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,550 helped Djalal to buy winter tires.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 13, 2014
Jan 29, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2015