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Patras Masih
Patras Masih is a 53-years old man. He lives in Lahore Pakistan. He owns an iron bed frame selling shop near his house. He is a responsible father of 4 children -- 3 sons and 1 daughter.

Patras Masih's work is fully dependent on the electricity which is available for a very short time in the area. Despite that he always try to fulfill the demands of his customers on time. Presently he is interested in purchasing iron rods and welding rods for his shop. However, due to the lack of funds he cannot make it. He wishes to provide educational facility to his children. He is hopeful that the loan will be a productive one for his business. He is thankful to Kiva and BRAC Pakistan.

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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
  • 271
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    Pakistan Loans Fundraising
  • $17,407,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 98.4
    Pakistan Rupees (PKR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,225 helped Patras Masih buy materials for his bedframe business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 5, 2013
Apr 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014