Telman A. is a 47-year-old cattleman who is married with two sons. Owing to his father, who was a farmer, Telman has been associated with this business since childhood. He purchases the cattle in the local market and then he breeds and sells them.The cattle are kept in the house and it takes a lot of effort to care for them. Every day, Telman gets up early in the morning in order to feed the animals. And alll day, until late at night, he is busy looking after the cattle.
Telman says that he works with only one aim in mind -- to provide his two sons with proper education.
Now, Telman would like to expand his business and purchase one cow and two calves. For this purpose, he has applied for $1200 USD and, with your help, he hopes to reach his aim.
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.