Emin A. is a hardworking man who has dedicated himself to making his business prosper through great effort. Nine years ago he began his grocery business, which is located in an open market. Over the years, he has improved the structure of his business. Emin is married and has an adorable daughter. His wife actively helps Emin and he feels happy and satisfied to work together with her. Thanks to his friendly and easy-going character, he has been able to expand his business and clientele. Now Emin is applying for a 1600 AZN loan to purchase more merchandise and to improve the living conditions of his family.
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.