Novrasta M. is the married mother of five children. Knowledge from her parents and grandparents has contributed to Novrasta's work breeding sheep in a special space in her home. Her work in animal sales generates a good income for her family.
Currently she has a small herd of twelve sheep at her house. Little by little, she would like to increase the variety of her animals and is seeking a loan of 2,000 USD. Novrasta’s dream is to see her children complete their education.
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.