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Impact
Dashboard
2017

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Reach

Reach

Total Annual Client Reach by Type 2012 - 2016
Total Annual Client Reach by Type 2012 - 2016

In 2016, 77.1 million people received their news from MDIF clients, 39 million through digital media and 38.1 million through traditional media.

Reach

Change in client reach from first year with MDIF
Change in client reach from first year with MDIF

After five years of working with MDIF, client reach increased by a median of 32% (on average by 178%).

Sales

Sales

Change in Client Sales from First Year with MDIF
Change in Client Sales from First Year with MDIF

After five years of working with MDIF, clients increased their sales by a median of 109% (mean of 213%).

Sales

MDIF Sales Leverage in 2016
MDIF Sales Leverage in 2016

Each $100 invested by MDIF leveraged $512 in client sales in 2016.

Viability

Viability

Distribution of MDIF Risk Rating Scores, 2012 - 2016
Distribution of MDIF Risk Rating Scores, 2012 - 2016

In 2016, the median risk rating across the portfolio was 5.5, a 3,7% decrease from 2015, still within the moderate risk range. Across the portfolio 69% maintained or lowered their risk rating from 2015 to 2016.

Client Viability

Challenges MDIF Clients Faced in 2016
Challenges MDIF Clients Faced in 2016

In 2016, we surveyed our clients to get their perspective on political and economic threats to their viability. Across the portfolio, clients consistently reported that economic challenges are the greatest threats to their work.

Client Reporting

Client Reporting

Percentage of Clients Exposing Corruption in 2016; Percentage of Clients Holding Leaders Accountable in 2016

76% of MDIF clients exposed corruption scandals in their country in 2016

82% of MDIF clients held governments accountable for their policy promises in 2016

In 2016, 76% of our clients reported on corruption scandals in their country and 82% of our clients held their governments accountable for policy promises.

Client Reporting

Distribution of Clients Exposing Corruption Scandals by Corruption Perception Index Score
Distribution of Clients Exposing Corruption Scandals by Corruption Perception Index Score

The vast majority of client corruption reporting takes place in countries where corruption poses a threat to governance according to Transparency International.

Sample Reporting

Corruption

IndonesiaINDONESIA – Katadata exposed flaws in the tender for electronic road pricing. After the investigation, the authorities decided to repeat the tender process and handed decision-making powers over technology to the Ministry of Communications and Informatics.

Accountability

LesothoLESOTHO – Public Eye broke the story on a massive money-laundering scheme when the Integrated Financial Management Information System for national budgeting and accounting was manipulated to make double payments to several government suppliers. The scandal is being investigated by the Directorate on Corruption and Economic Offences.

Social Issues

GuatemalaGUATEMALA – when in office, former VP Roxana Baldetti awarded a contract worth $19 mln to clean Lake Amatitlán. El Periódico revealed terms of the contract and showed that the company would use a cleaning chemical that was ineffective. The former VP faces criminal prosecution for the case.

Elections

MontenegroMONTENEGRO – the parliamentary election was overshadowed by the arrest of 20 people charged with attempting to overthrow the government. Vijesti daily and its sister company TV Vijesti sought to shed light on the truth of events surrounding the alleged plot, thus reducing divisive speculation and contributing towards a better-informed audience.

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