Sabri A. is a 39-year-old man who sells dairy products to the neighbors and local bazaar traders. He has 7 years of experience in this business. He is married and has three children. Sabri is an Internally Displaced Person (IDP) and the income he makes is not enough to purchase meat for his family. He is determined to improve his family's situation and purchase additional two milk cows to expand his business to meet the growing needs of his children. He would like a loan of $1200 to purchase two cows.
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.