Natiq is a 38 year old man who is engaged in trade. He has about 8 years of experience in this field. He is married and has two children. His father actively helps him with selling wood and metal materials. These kinds of products are very popular for construction. He has applied for a 1400 AZN loan in order to raise his profit. His current income from this business is 300 USD. He believes that this loan will help to improve his family's 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.