Our Portfolio

From 1996 to December 31, 2013, MDIF provided $128 million in affordable financing, including:

  • $112 million in loans and equity investments;
  • $15.6 million in technical assistance and other grants;
  • Earned over $38.5 million in interest, dividends and capital gains;
  • Collected more than $59 million in recovered principal invested;
  • $0.5 million through Digital Kiosk, the secure payment service for independent media.

MDIF has invested in 96 clients and 298 projects across 31 countries, writing off less than 3% of the total loaned and invested.

MDIF has returned more than $25 million to investors. It ended December 31, 2013 with a portfolio of $49 million in outstanding loans and investments.

Read our MDIF Portfolio Review 2012.

Radio Breeze FM, Zambia


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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