Our Portfolio

From 1996 to December 31, 2016, MDIF has provided more than $160.3 million in affordable financing, including:

  • $143 million in loans and equity investments;
  • Approximately $16.7 million in technical assistance and other grants;
  • Earned over $41.8 million in interest, dividends and capital gains;
  • Collected more than $68.6 million in recovered principal invested;
  • $0.6 million through Digital Kiosk, the secure payment service for independent media.

MDIF has invested in 111 clients and 344 projects across 39 countries, writing off 9.5% of the total loaned and invested.

MDIF has returned $38.9 million to investors. It ended December 31, 2016 with a portfolio of $59.6 million in outstanding loans and investments.

View an interactive presentation of our Portfolio Review 2015.

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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