Misirkhan is a 47 year old man who lives in the small village of Sabirabad city where he works as a farmer. He is married and has three children.
His main business is farming and cattle breeding, which provides him with the means to meet the needs of his family. Misirkhan owns a large piece of land where he pastures his animals. His monthly income is about 120 AZN. He is very hard-working and he is asking for a loan of 500 AZN to buy more cattle. The loan will greatly improve Misirkhan’s income and his family's living standards.
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.