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Asif is 37 years old, married and has three kids. He is an IDP person (internally displaced person) and lives with his family in the Bilasuvar IDP Settlement. He is a Fuzulu refugee. He is a very successful entrepreneur who sells chickens and ducks, which brings him a stable income. Asif is a very hardworking man. For the past three years, he has been raising chickens and ducks and is very active in poultry. He usually buys small ducks, raises and fattens them for five to six months, and then sells them for a more profitable price in the livestock bazaar. His father also helps him in this business because it is the only income for their family. From this business Asif 's monthly income is 120 AZN. He has applied for his first loan of 2000 AZN. With this money, he wants to invest in the business and buy more small chickens in order to generate more revenue.

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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. 

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Aqroinvest 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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About Azerbaijan

  • $6,171
    Average annual income
  • 15
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    Azerbaijan Loans Fundraising
  • $13,995,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 0.8
    Azerbaijan New Manats (AZN) = $1 USD
A loan of $2,550 helped Asif to buy more small chickens in order to generate more revenue.
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 18, 2013
Dec 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 20, 2014