Jamil A. is 24 years old, single and lives with his parents.
Jamil sells confectionery and other food items in the market and has been in this business already for eight years. This activity generates the main income for his family.
Since Jamil is very popular in the market selling fresh and tasty products, he tries to maintain a wide variety of goods. Today Jamil requests 2000 USD to purchase more foodstuffs to sell. The loan will greatly improve his income and his family's living standards.
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.