Akbar K., age 39, is married and has three children. His mother and father are also living with him, and he is responsible for their expenses. He has a butcher shop and has been running a meat-selling business for eight years. Akbar is requesting a loan to increase his business, which he is qualified to receive due to his experience and determination, and his success so far. Akbar is counting on your help and support.
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.