A livestock breeder from a very young age, Zaur R. is 35 years old, married, and responsible for his wife and three children.
With the goal in mind to increase his income and expand his business, Zaur is requesting a loan of $1,500 that will serve him as business capital. The profit he will make from this business will allow him to improve the living conditions of his household and also enable him to make some investments.
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.