Shakili lives with her niece. She is raising her niece as her own child. Her niece is her entire family.
Shakili is a dressmaker with 12 years of experience, and this is the main source of the family's income. In addition, to provide meat and dairy products for family consumption, she keeps livestock in the yard of her house. She is planning to acquire additional cattle in the future, and then she will start selling dairy products. This is why she has applied for a loan -- for the construction of stalls for the animals. Her need for this construction is 1,000 AZN.
About VisionFund AzerCredit
This loan is administered by VisionFund AzerCredit (VF AzerCredit). VF AzerCredit is part of VisionFund International, which has microfinance banking operations in 40 countries. VF AzerCredit aims to provide sustainable financial services for people in Azerbaijan who are not able to access financing through the conventional banking system.
With branches stretching across Azerbaijan, VF AzerCredit currently serves over 40,000 active clients with a variety of loan products. Of over 20 regions in which VF AzerCredit operates, a strong majority are comparatively underserved rural areas.