Basti is a 58-year-old widow. She lives with her family, three children, ages 26, 27, and 33.
She has been involved in the cattle-breeding business for more than fifteen years. She sells meat and milk products at the bazaar. Also, she is engaged in farming. In the future she wants to expand the farming activity. Now she has applied for 1,000 AZN to buy grass and feed for her animals.
About VisionFund AzerCredit:
Vision Fund AzerCredit was established in 1996 to provide credit to ensure people can take control over their own lives and livelihoods.
While VF AzerCredit works both in the urban and rural areas of Azerbaijan, the emphasis is placed on providing loans to micro and small rural entrepreneurs and self-employed poor, covering remote areas, which are not bankable.
AzerCredit provides group loans, agriculture loans and household and family loans for small and micro entrepreneurs.