Fatma is a 58 year old woman who trades and sells home products from her house.
She is married and has two children.
This is a very profitable business and Fatma is very polite and friendly towards her customers. Her permanent customers are women who live in her neighborhood.
She sells dowry products and has been in business for the last 10 years. Her profit is 300 AZN. Her son helps her run the business.
Fatma applied for a 1000 AZN loan to purchase more merchandise in hopes it will increase her sales.
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.