Tarana is 25 years old. She is a very active and passionate woman. She started her business six years ago and since that time, she's become a well-experienced and skilled woman and many people in her village are coming to ask her advice about keeping livestock. She resells cattle. Her primary income per month is 200 USD.
Tarana, together with her husband, looks after animals and once every 5-6 months sells them at the livestock bazaar. Tarana would like to expand her activity in this field. For this purpose, she has applied for a loan of 1,000 AZN. She will use this loan to purchase three 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.