Zahid has been in the agriculture sector for six years. He is 50 years old, married and has two children. He started with two cows and expanded his business to eight head of cattle. His wife and son are helping him; they sell the meat and milk in their village.
Zahid wants a loan for 1200 AZN to buy wheat seed to supply the animals with winter feed. This loan will help him support his business.
About VisionFund AzerCredit:
Vision Fund AzerCredit was established in 1996 to provide credit to ensure people can take control over their own lives and livelihoods.
While VF AzerCredit works both in the urban and rural areas of Azerbaijan, the emphasis is placed on providing loans to micro and small rural entrepreneurs and self-employed poor, covering remote areas, which are not bankable.
AzerCredit provides group loans, agriculture loans and household and family loans for small and micro entrepreneurs.