This is 36-year-old Tahmina. She is widowed and has two children, aged 17 and 18. Her husband died in a car accident. To provice for their household, Tahmina established her sewing services business about 12 years ago. Her business is located in her house, and her main customers are women. She works 7 days a week and 10 hours a day. Her earnings are a big help for the education of her children, and in their personal, household and business expenditures. She plans to build a little room in the yard of her house to make it a sewing studio. Tahmina hopes that her business will continue to grow and dreams that her children will finish their studies.
Tahmina would like to apply for a loan of 700 AZN manat, to buy additional supplies of tailoring materials like fabric, needles, thread and other accessories needed in her business. She looks forward to this financial increase with gladness and thankfulness in her heart.
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.