Valida A. is 40 years old. She’s married and has three children. The difficult circumstances and hardships in her life made her recognize the value of work from a very young age. For about 14 years, she has been purchasing young cattle and calves at the local market, and then raising and selling them.
Valida is a very hard-working woman. Her diligence is incredible. Valida wakes up early every morning to feed her cows and bulls so she can fatten them and sell them at the best price in the local market. Her husband actively helps her with operations. Thanks to this activity, she can pay for her children's education. Valida wants to keep educating them because she hopes that they’ll reach the goals that they have set for themselves.
She is requesting a loan of 1600 AZN to buy four calves to expand her business. Let’s support this brave woman who has a lot of courage and strength to live.
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.