Financing infrastructure for shared prosperity
The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) is a development finance institution that promotes inclusive and sustainable economic development, growth and regional integration through infrastructure ﬁnance and development.
Sustainability at the forefront
The Development Bank of Southern Africa is one of the leading African Development Finance Institutions, wholly-owned by the government of South Africa.
in total infrastructure delivered, unlocked
Value of infrastructure delivered by black-owned entities
total loan disbursements
infrastructure unlocked for under-resourced municipalities
Our commitment to Africa's sustainable development
Our primary purpose is delivering impactful development finance solutions that ignite transformative change in South Africa and on the rest of African continent.
Improving the quality of life of people in Africa is the fundamental focus of our development impact.
We aim to bend the arc of history towards shared prosperity through multifaceted investments in sustainable infrastructure and human capacity development.
"We are operating in a rapidly transitioning world. The DBSA is mindful of how this impacts the sustainability of our business. Our future focused strategy is reinforcing the resilience and relevance of the Bank in a world of disruption and change."
Patrick K. Dlamini - CEO & Managing Director