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A loan of $1,925 helped to buy one cattle, one milking cow, five sheep, and fodder.


Shukur's story

Shukur is a 41-year-old, married man, who has three children. He is an IDP, and lives with his family in Bilasuvar IDP Settlement. He breeds cattle and sells milk and milk products, and also sells cattle for meat purposes to local butchers. In addition, he raises sheep for meat purposes. Shukur has 10 years of experience in this field, thanks to his father, who taught him the best ways to look after livestock. He receives 60 AZN monthly financial support from the government, but this is too low to cover his family's needs.

Shukur usually buys small cattle or lambs, raises and fattens them for five to six months, and resells them for a profitable price in the local livestock bazaar. Milk and yoghurt he sells to the neighbors. Dairy and meat-selling brings 100 AZN income per month.

Milk and yoghurt, as well as beef and mutton, are very popular products in Azerbaijan. People use meat in everyday national dishes, such as pilau and dolma, and always use yoghurt sauce. Milk products are considered to be very healthy and are also present in everyday life.

This is the only financial income in his family and is not enough to cover the basic needs of his beloved children. Shukur applied for a 1,500 AZN loan to purchase one cattle, one milking cow, five sheep, and fodder. This will be his second loan with AqroInvest, and he has a good client history.



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