Our Portfolio

From 1996 to December 31, 2018, MDIF has provided more than $172.5 million in affordable financing, including:

  • $148.2 million in loans and equity investments;
  • Approximately $23.7 million in technical assistance and other grants;
  • Earned over $41.8 million in interest, dividends and capital gains;
  • Collected more than $72.3 million in recovered principal invested;
  • $0.6 million through Digital Kiosk, the secure payment service for independent media.

MDIF has invested in 115 clients and 359 projects across 40 countries, writing off 10.7% of the total loaned and invested.

MDIF has returned $47.6 million to investors. It ended December 31, 2018 with a portfolio of $51.7 million in outstanding loans and investments.

View an interactive presentation of our Portfolio Review 2017. You can also view our previous analyses, including Portfolio Review 2016, 2015 and 2014.

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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