He grows seasonal fruits and vegetables such as corn, cucumber, tomatoes, apples, pears, peaches, plums, and cherries. He has eight years of experience, but in spite of the short period he has been in this business, he has gained respect from local vendors because he produces a good organic crop without chemical fertilizers.
Fresh fruits are served on every Azerbaijani family's table and also used to make fresh punch.
Sadaddin sells his crop from his yard and sometimes takes it to the local bazaar. His monthly income is 100 AZN and he would like to expand his business and purchase more seeds and fertilizers to improve the quality of his crops and increase his sales. For this purpose, he applied for a loan of 1000 AZN. This will be his first loan.
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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 AqroinvestAqroinvest Credit Union was founded by a group of 32 Imishli farmers in 2001, and has grown to become one of the largest credit unions in Azerbaijan. It boasts a portfolio of nearly $5 million and is wholly owned by its more than 3,500 borrowers, as of December 2011.
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