Mirdamat Z. is 58 years old. He is married with four children. He owns a grocery store where he sells a variety of products like macaroni, cookies, soft drinks, juices, tea, and detergents. He started this business 12 years ago with a small inventory. Over time, he expanded his business and it has become very successful.
Today, Mirdamat is requesting a loan of $1200 US to increase his stock. He is ready to work even harder, make sacrifices, and push every once in a while to achieve his goal of becoming a successful entrepreneur. One of his dreams is that his children progress by means of their studies, which he does his best to provide for. We believe his perseverance and clear vision are key factors to the success of his small business.
Aqroinvest Credit Union was founded by a group of 32 Imishli farmers in 2001, and has grown to become one of the largest credit unions in Azerbaijan. It boasts a portfolio of nearly $5 million and is wholly owned by its more than 3,500 borrowers, as of December 2011.