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Patras Masih
Patras Masih is a very hard-working and active borrower with Kiva's partner BRAC Pakistan. He is thirty-five years old and lives in Rawalpindi with his family: a decent and responsible housewife and three children.

Since 2006, Patras Masih has been running a small cloth and garment shop in the market. This shop is the only source of income for his family. He wants to purchase a variety of clothing, such as pants, dress shirts, suits, sweaters, coats, gloves, mufflers and school jerseys. To do this, he has requested a loan from Kiva’s field partner BRAC Pakistan. The loan will help him to offer a variety of products to his clients and increase his net income as well. Patras Masih dreams of growing his business so that his children can have a better future. Patras Masih's family sends loads of prayers and thanks to all of the staff of Kiva and BRAC Pakistan.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

BRAC Pakistan focuses its work in some of the most underdeveloped parts of Pakistan, characterized by poor infrastructure and high levels of poverty. By supporting this loan, you are enabling access to finance for borrowers living in some of Pakistan's poorest areas.

About BRAC Pakistan

BRAC Pakistan is a subsidiary of BRAC, one of the world’s largest development organizations with a focus on microfinance and economic empowerment. It offers micro-loans designed to help small businesses, very poor clients and others, in addition to health and education services. Kiva’s flexible, zero-interest capital will enable BRAC to expand its outreach in underserved regions and to women who have had no access to microfinance services.


About Pakistan

  • $4,700
    Average annual income
  • 483
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $15,108,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 104.9
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,450 helped Patras Masih to buy cloth and garments such as dress pants, shirts, t-shirts, sweaters, coats and gloves.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 7, 2014
Feb 23, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 19, 2015