Azdar K. is 45-year-old tailor who lives with his wife and three children in the small village of Imishli city. He started his business in 2003 and since that time he gained a number of clientele who trust his experience. Azdar sews different clothes such as shirts, trousers, but the highest demand is for coats. Azdar`s business is the only financial source in his family, and he tries his best to accomplish his main goal, to provide an excellent education for his children who are in school now. Azdar starts his day at 7 in the morning and works till 9 p.m. Now Azdar thinks it is time to improve his working conditions, and for this purpose he applied for $1200 to purchase a modern sewing machine. Azdar and his family 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.