Tahira K. is 44 year old and is married with two adorable daughters. Tahira raises cattle for meat production. She has been breeding cattle for about 10 years. Currently, she has three head of cattle in her household. The business is successful and generates a stable income, allowing Tahira to support her family. Her husband and daughters help Tahira look after the cattle. Also, her husband sells the cattle they raise at the local livestock bazaar.
Now, she is planning to purchase more cattle. For this purpose, she requests $1000 USD. Borrowing for the first time, Tahira promises to be accurate when repaying the loan and thanks everyone for their trust and support.
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.