Jabir A. is 24 years old, married with one son. He was born into a simple, rural family and has worked with livestock for ten years. He is very experienced and has special skills in livestock care that help him to develop his business. He raises and sells livestock as well as meat and milk.
Jabir is requesting a loan of 1600 AZN to enable him to purchase more cattle. This will enable him to increase milk production as well as meat he can sell. The income will enable Jabir to provide for his family, take good care of his cows, and supply his neighbors with quality products.
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.