Yaqub N. is a 56-year-old married father of three children. He provides for his family with the revenue generated by the grocery store he owns. He is requesting a loan of $2000 US to increase the stock of food goods available at his store. Yaqub is ready to work even harder and make sacrifices to achieve his goal of becoming a successful entrepreneur and supporting his children's efforts to get good educations. We believe his perseverance and clear vision will ensure 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.