Shahlar is a 54 year-old father of four children. He is a strong, hard-working man with a healthy appetite for learning and big plans for the future.
Over the past six years, he has gained experience selling various items such as souvenirs, school bags, toys, etc.
Shahlar has been a member of the AqroInvest credit Union since 2010. This is his second loan from AqroInvest and the loans help him stock his small general store where he works all day.
With this loan, in amount of 1500 AZN, he will stock his store with various items. Thanks to the loans he continues to increase his 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.