Sadaget K. is 33 years old. She is married with two adorable children. Sadaget and her husband are working hard in order to have sufficient funds for educating their children so that their children become highly employable in the future. Sadaget sells perfume and cosmetics from shelves built on a wall of her house. She has been in this business for three years. Sadaget is dreaming of expanding her business. She wants to enlarge her own store and establish contacts with the suppliers of well-known products. Today Sadaget requests $1,200 US in order to purchase new perfume and cosmetics such as hair color, nail polish, and lipstick to increase the variety of goods in her store. She would like to thank everybody supporting her and promises to repay the loan in a timely manner.
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.