Jamila Q. is a 44-year-old married woman with 2 sons. Jamila sells cosmetics, such as soap, shampoo, toothpaste, and perfumes. She started her business in 2002. The idea of starting her own business came to her when she realized that there is unemployment everywhere and no other way to feed her family. Jamila is not alone in her business.Her husband helps her by purchasing and bringing goods from other cities.
Now Jamila would like to expand her business and purchase more goods to sell. For this purpose, she has applied for a loan of $1200. Jamila would like to count on you for your help.
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.