Janali is 21-year-old farmer who breeds sheep in the small village of Imishli. He has three years of experience in breeding sheep and selling them to the local bazaar traders. Meat is in very high demand all across the country. Janali has a very small herd and he would like purchase additional sheep to increase his herd, he applied for 1200 USD to purchase 12 sheep for estimated price 60-70 USD, he will use the rest of the money to purchase fodder.
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.