Shafiga is a 61-year-old, friendly, hard-working woman. She and her husband receive a retirement pension. They have a 20-year-old child living with them. Shafiga has been involved in agricultural for more than 21 years. This business has always helped to support stable living conditions for the family. Because her husband has always helped her, she is able to increase the number of animals she manages.
Today she has two cows, one head of cattle, and one calf on her farm. Shafiga sells milk products and fattens animals. Her loan request is to buy a cow to fatten and resell.
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.