Kiwira Energy Ltd

Tanzania Infrastructure

The Kiwira Hydro Power Project consist of 8 sites on the Kiwira River and tributaries in Mbeya Region in South Western Tanzania. The rivers system runs through a valley around Mt. Rungwe into Lake Nayasa.

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DI Frontier Market Energy & Carbon Fund

We are invested in Kiwira Energy Ltd through DI Frontier Market Energy & Carbon Fund, which is managed by Frontier Investment Management. For further information on the fund, the fund manager, and the expected impact of the fund’s investment, click here.

Key facts

Status:
Active
Region

Since 2012, we’ve only invested in Africa and South Asia. Investments outside these regions are from our pre-2012 portfolio.

:
Africa, East Africa
Countries:
Tanzania
Sector

We have seven priority sectors. However, we continue to invest outside these sectors, largely in the most challenging regions, as new investment supporting any sector helps to underpin the private sector, and create jobs and livelihoods for people.

:
Infrastructure
Investment type

We provide capital in three broad ways: direct equity, debt, and intermediated equity (principally through investment funds).

:
Intermediated investment
Fund:
DI Frontier Market Energy & Carbon Fund
Fund Manager:
Frontier Investment Management
Start date

For direct investments, this is the date CDC committed capital to the business or project.

For funds, this is the date that CDC committed capital to the fund.

For underlying fund investments, this is the date that the fund invested capital into the business.e

:
August 2016
Domicile

This is the investee company’s place of incorporation; or a fund’s jurisdiction.

:
Tanzania

DI Frontier Fund 2

We are invested in Kiwira Energy Ltd through DI Frontier Fund 2, which is managed by Frontier Investment Management. For further information on the fund, the fund manager, and the expected impact of the fund’s investment, click here.

Key facts

Status:
Active
Region

Since 2012, we’ve only invested in Africa and South Asia. Investments outside these regions are from our pre-2012 portfolio.

:
Africa, East Africa
Countries:
Tanzania
Sector

We have seven priority sectors. However, we continue to invest outside these sectors, largely in the most challenging regions, as new investment supporting any sector helps to underpin the private sector, and create jobs and livelihoods for people.

:
Infrastructure
Investment type

We provide capital in three broad ways: direct equity, debt, and intermediated equity (principally through investment funds).

:
Intermediated investment
Fund:
DI Frontier Fund 2
Fund Manager:
Frontier Investment Management
Start date

For direct investments, this is the date CDC committed capital to the business or project.

For funds, this is the date that CDC committed capital to the fund.

For underlying fund investments, this is the date that the fund invested capital into the business.e

:
December 2017
Domicile

This is the investee company’s place of incorporation; or a fund’s jurisdiction.

:
Tanzania