Education is the most important inheritance Kamala M. and her husband can give to their two dear daughters. They are both very responsible parents, and they work very hard in agriculture and farming so that they can give their children the opportunity to finish school – an opportunity they never had due to poor finances. This happy mother has been working in agriculture since getting married and, with the unconditional support of her husband she buys and sells cattle in order to cover the family’s most urgent needs. Even so, she now finds herself with more expenses, and she would like a loan of 1200USD in order to increase their capital by increasing their number of cattle.
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.