Our Portfolio

From 1996 to June 30, 2014, MDIF provided $129.8 million in affordable financing, including:

  • $113.5 million in loans and equity investments;
  • $15.8 million in technical assistance and other grants;
  • Earned over $38.9 million in interest, dividends and capital gains;
  • Collected approximately $60.5 million in recovered principal invested;
  • $0.5 million through Digital Kiosk, the secure payment service for independent media.

MDIF has invested in 100 clients and 303 projects across 31 countries, writing off 4% of the total loaned and invested.

MDIF has returned more than $29 million to investors. It ended June 30, 2014 with a portfolio of $47.7 million in outstanding loans and investments.

Read our MDIF Portfolio Review 2013.

Radio Breeze FM, Zambia

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Open door radio

In 2002, Mike Daka quit his job as Director of the Zambia Institute of Mass Communication, the country’s leading media training centre, and moved his family to Zambia’s Eastern Province to set up Radio Breeze.

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