A highly skilled tailor and craftswoman, an inspiring teacher and motivator, a businesswoman and entrepreneur — or perhaps more accurately a ‘social entrepreneur’… Mirvari Azizova is all of these things at once in addition to being the mother of two daughters and a change-maker in her local community.

Born in Balakan in 1968, Mirvari wanted to be a tailor from a young age and eventually opened her own business in a small shop in Balakan.

Mirvari Azizova, Balakan

Always highly active and socially engaged with her family, friends, and neighbourhood, Mirvari soon turned her tailoring shop into a community hub. Here she not…

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