Alima is a 33-year-old married woman who is raising three children together with her husband.
They live as one big family. Alima is very hardworking and responsible. She has a secondary education. To help her husband to provide the primary income for her family, she has been involved in farming and animal husbandry for 11 years.
Alima requested a loan from the VFAC to buy two cows. She plans to invest the earnings from the loan into further developing her business, which would allow her to improve their living conditions.
About VisionFund AzerCredit:
Vision Fund AzerCredit was established in 1996 to provide credit to ensure people can take control over their own lives and livelihoods.
While VF AzerCredit works both in the urban and rural areas of Azerbaijan, the emphasis is placed on providing loans to micro and small rural entrepreneurs and self-employed poor, covering remote areas, which are not bankable.
AzerCredit provides group loans, agriculture loans and household and family loans for small and micro entrepreneurs.