Avaz R. is fifty-four years old and lives with his wife and three children. He owns a cattle-breeding business and has more than twenty years of experience in this field. Since cattle raising and selling is a profitable business, Avaz has become a very successful businessman. His wife and son help with the business because their family is always trying to help one another. Avaz works very hard and spends his weekend time with the cattle, cleaning, feeding and pasturing them. Now he wants to expand his business and buy more cattle, so he has applied for a loan. With your help Avaz can get ahead.
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.