Shahlar Q. is a hard-working man who is in agriculture. He acquired his abilities in animal breeding when he was very young and has worked at this business for a long time. He is a married father with responsibilities for supporting his three sons.
Shahlar is known as being very responsible and hard-working because, every day, very early in the morning, he starts his job taking care of his fields and raising cattle in his own pen located at his house. Shahlar works as a teacher at local school, but his main income comes from raising cattle.
Today, Shahlar trusts that his loan will be approved and he will be able to improve his business with the purchase of four 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.