He usually sells cucumber, tomato, potato, carrot, pumpkin, and greens. He has a stable income of 160 AZN. He uses only organic fertilizers on his land. Fresh vegetables are very popular in Azerbaijan, and people consider them healthy. Many national dishes, such as pilau and dolma, are made of vegetables. Fresh fruits are served on every family’s table in Azerbaijan and are also used to make fresh punch.
Now, Asif applied for a 1000 AZN loan to purchase seeds and fertilizer and to increase his sales.
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This loan is designed for clients residing in settlements for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Bilasuvar, Azerbaijan. An internally displaced person (IDP) is someone who has been forced to flee his or her home due to armed conflict, violence, human rights violations, or natural or manmade disasters, but who, unlike a refugee, has not crossed an international border (source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs). Many of these people have failed to qualify for loans through formal channels due to low income and lack of collateral. By funding this loan, you are creating opportunities and supporting economic development in extremely underserved communities.
About AqroinvestAqroinvest 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.
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