Afqan S. is 22 years old and the young father of one daughter. He learned his profession as a cattle farmer from his father when he was 17 years of age. After he married, he continued working in the same business, watching the business grow as a result of his sacrifice, and seeing his family progressing more and more.
In addition to the animals, he also buys and sells agricultural goods to raise more profit.
Today he wants to expand his business and buy more cattle. He is requesting a loan of $1200 which he's promising to repay within 15 months. From the profit of his business, Afqan wants to improve his family life conditions. With your help, this will be possible.
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.