Arif A. is a 52-year-old man who breeds sheep in the Internally Displaced People Settlement of the Bilasuvar region and who has more than 20 years of experience in this field. He is married and has four children. Arif applied for $1200 US to purchase 20 sheep. This will help to improve his life condition because summer is a good time to increase his income. It is the high season for wedding parties in Azerbaijan and mutton as the main meal is very popular.
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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