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2016


by Jane Fallon Griffin
The dimly lit roadside stretching from the Ugandan airport in Entebbe to its capital, Kampala is alive with people. Read more

Summer 2015 recipient Dave Donnellan travelled to East Timor to look at the lives of the LGBT community in the country since it gained independence Read more

Minister of State for Diaspora and International Development, Joe McHugh TD has launched the Simon Cumbers Media Fund 2017 Student Scheme. Through its Student Scheme, Read more

RTÉ Science & Technology Correspondent Will Goodbody received funding through the summer 2016 round of the Fund to travel to Kenya. His project explored Read more

Free legal aid for victims of violence in Ethiopia, more fuel-efficient cooking in Malawi and contributing towards reducing maternal mortality in Mozambique were just some Read more

Business journalist Joseph O’Connor has been funded by the Simon Cumbers Media Fund to travel to report on development issues on three occasions. Here, he Read more


by Paul Fallon
Before departing from Dublin airport on my way to Dhaka I stumbled across the Economist’s intelligence unit rating Read more

 Journalists and media professionals with an interest in reporting on issues in the developing world are invited to apply for funding under the winter 2016 Read more

Twelve projects have been awarded funding under the summer 2016 round of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund. The funded journalists will travel to 10 countries Read more

Three students have received funding under the Simon Cumbers Media Fund Student Scheme.
The Scheme is designed to give students a greater understanding of development Read more