Ilgar I. is 42 years old. He is married with three children. Ilgar has been a cattleman for 20 years. He buys, raises, and sells cattle in the local animal market. He has an education in accounting, but he could not find a job and decided instead to open his business Currently his main source of income is dairy sale and cattle breeding. The business is successfully generating a considerable amount of income for the family. It also helps improve the living conditions of the family.
Ilgar is requesting $1200 USD for 15 months. The loan will be used to purchase one cow and two calves. He thanks everyone who is supporting him.
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.