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Qadir is 25 years old, married, and lives with his wife in the Bilasuvar IDP Settlement. He is a Fuzuli refugee.

Qadir raises cattle, fattens them, and sells them for a profitable price. He has been in this business for three years. He is very kind, caring, and also very energetic in his work. Since high school, Qadir chose not to study, but to continue the family tradition and to come to this business. This is a very profitable business and Qadir is doing it together with his father.

He sells meat at the central bazaar for profits. In Azerbaijan, there is a high demand for meat because it is used in a lot of meals, such as kufta (soup), kababs, dolma, etc. His income from this business is AZN 195 per month. In order to fully support the family, Qadir is looking forward to expanding the business and making it a very successful one.

Now, he has applied for a loan of AZN 1,800 from Aqroinvest Credit Union to buy more calves. Qadir, at this very young age and with a great passion and energy, plans to become a successful businessman in the town. He appreciates your support.

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This loan is designed for clients residing in settlements for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Bilasuvar, Azerbaijan. An internally displaced person (IDP) is someone who has been forced to flee his or her home due to armed conflict, violence, human rights violations, or natural or manmade disasters, but who, unlike a refugee, has not crossed an international border (source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs). Many of these people have failed to qualify for loans through formal channels due to low income and lack of collateral. By funding this loan, you are creating opportunities and supporting economic development in extremely underserved communities. 

About Aqroinvest:

Aqroinvest Credit Union was founded in 2001 by a group of 32 farmers from Imishli. It has since grown to become the largest credit union in Azerbaijan, owned by its more than 5,400 borrowers and boasting a portfolio of nearly US$12 million.
AqroInvest is focused on providing loans to the following groups of people: rural farmers, people living in distant southern villages with little or no access to finance and internally displaced people and refugees, many of whom lost their homes and livelihoods during the violent conflicts in the 1990s.

In May 2011, Aqroinvest started a new project with Kiva proving higher education loans to students. The project gives students the support and financing they need to continue their education and helps pay for tuition fees at various universities in Azerbaijan. Aqroinvest is the first credit union in the country to offer students loans.

About Azerbaijan

  • $10,800
    Average annual income
  • 30
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    Azerbaijan Loans Fundraising
  • $14,344,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 0.8
    Azerbaijan New Manats (AZN) = $1 USD
A loan of $2,300 helped Qadir to buy more calves to sell.
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 16, 2013
May 29, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 28, 2013