Taleh is 25 and is married with one child. As an aspiring and hard-working man he has always dreamed of achieving success in whatever he does. He has been involved in animal husbandry for three years.
Taleh loves his business and enjoys being involved in it. He buys livestock at the local city markets, brings it home and feeds it for a certain period of time. When the livestock gains weight, he sells it at a good price. Taleh wants to expand his business and improve his living conditions. He wants to obtain a loan in the sum of 1000 Azerbaijanian Manat (AZN) for the purchase of livestock. His brother actively helps him to run the business. His monthly income is $70 US.
Taleh plans to use the profits from his business to renovate his house and improve the standard of living of his family.
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.