Sudura is a mother of two children. She is a very honorable and resolute woman. Five years ago, Sudura and her husband started their livestock business with only one cow. After a number of sacrifices, they were able to increase little by little the quantity of calves. Thus, when she joined AqroInvest CU three years ago, she was able to make much progress with her previous loan, which she invested mostly in cattle breeding. Currently, Sudura sells milk and dairy products as well as cattle in the livestock bazaar. Her monthly profit from business is about 200 USD. She applied for a 1,400 AZN loan in case to expand her business and to purchase more cattle.
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.