Musayeva T. is a 38-year-old woman, single, and a poultry breeder. She has 10 years' experience in poultry breeding. She raises chickens and geese. T. sells her poultry to local farmers and once every two weeks, her father brings her chickens to the livestock bazaar to sell them for a profitable price. T. has applied for 1000 AZN to increase the number of chickens she sells.
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.