A loan of $1,275 helped to buy two cattle and one milk cow.


Tahir's story

Tahir is a 42-year-old man, married, with three children. He is an Internally Displaced Person (IDP) and lives with his family in the Bilasuvar IDP Settlement. He breeds cattle and sells milk and milk products as well as cattle for meat to local butchers. Tahir has more than 10 years of experience in this field, thanks to his father, who taught him the best ways to look after cattle. He receives 80 AZN a month in financial support from government, but that is too little to cover his family's needs.

Tahir usually buys young cattle, raises and fattens them for 5 or 6 months, and resells them for a profitable price in the local livestock bazaar. Milk and yogurt, he sells to his neighbors. The milk and meat sales bring 160 AZN income a month. Milk and yogurt, as well as meat, are very popular products in Azerbaijan. People use meat in everyday national dishes like pilau and dolma, and they always use yogurt. Milk products are considered very healthy, and they are also present in everyday life.

This is his family's only income, and it is not enough to cover the basic needs of his beloved children. Tahir applied for a loan of 1,000 AZN to purchase two cattle and one milk cow.



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