Sakit is a hard-working, persistent entrepreneur from Agsu. Three years ago he decided to try opening his own small grocery sales business. Today, his business is successful and he is looking to expand it further. Sakit has requested a loan of 1000 Azerbaijanian Manat (AZN) so that he can purchase additional items for his store. He plans to increase the variety of items which are in high demand. Sakit is married and has two children. One of his goals for his business is to be able to help his children as much as he can.
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.