Mayis has 18 years of experience as a barber. Today he faces temporary difficulties such as a shortage of equipment and an incomplete work place. The construction of his own workshop is not finished and he currently works at his friend's shop. Mayis is a father of two teenage sons. One of them is working as a waiter and helps support the family needs.
The reason he has applied for this loan is that he wants to start a trading business with his wife. They will buy women's clothing, perfumes, cosmetics and other small things to re-sell.
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.