Media Development Investment Fund

Media Development Investment Fund

Invests in independent media around the world.

Investment Fund Manager | Africa | Access to Information

 

Overview

MDIF invests in independent media around the world providing the news information and debate that people need to build free thriving societies. From 1996 to December 31 2016 MDIF provided more than $160.3 million in affordable financing including$143 million in loans and equity investments $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 more than $38.9 million to investors. It ended December 30 2016 with a portfolio of $59.6 million in outstanding loans and investments.

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Investment Fund Manager Nonprofit Operating 30

Portfolio

2013

$500K Equity

Gram Vaani

Empowering communities through technology.

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regions

Pakistan
India
Afghanistan

People

Zahir Koradia
Aaditeshwar Seth


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Digital News Ventures

Program Related Investment (PRI) Fund


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    Offices

    MDIF New York:

    37 West 20th Street, Suite 801
    New York
    United States of America



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