Rahila M. is 51 years old and married. She has been raising livestock since 2001 in Saatli, a region in southern Azerbaijan. She is requesting a loan of $1200 USD to purchase three calves for $400 USD each. This loan will be repaid monthly over the next 18 months.
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.