Konul is 38 and a devoted mother of 3 beloved children. She sells women's seasonal clothes in the central market of Agcebedo district in the southern part of Azerbaijan. Konul is married and her husband actively helps her to run her business. Konul has about four years of experience in this field. She buys merchandise two times per month from another city. She is very polite and friendly and this is the main key to her successful business. She applied for a 1,000 AZN loan to purchase more seasonal clothes and increase her monthly profit.
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.