Arif G. is a 36-year-old man who works in his own barber shop in a small city called Imishli. He is married and has two children. He started his career working in a general barber shop but after he gained experience in barbering and saved some money he was able to open his own small barber shop. Arif is a very polite man and a professional in his business. His barber shop is always full of people. Arif’s dream is to provide to his children a better education. He would like to expand his business and purchase modern barber tools for his shop. Arif and his family count on 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.