Basira is a 49-year-old mother of three sons. She alternates between household activities and working in her small business selling fruits and vegetables. Basira requested a loan in amount of 500 AZN to increase the capital of her business. Basira is grateful for the opportunity allowed through AqroInvest. She promises to complete repayments according to the timeline.
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.