Pari T. is a 47 year old woman who breeds cattle in Bilasuvar city. She is an internally displaced person. She fled to Bilasuva. The only way to earn any money was cattle breeding. Peri has more that 20 years experience in this field. She enjoys her calves and working all day long looking after them. Pari is single and lives with her parents, helping them. Pari has applied for 1000 AZN to purchase more cattle to fatten and sell for a profitable price, several months from now.
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.