In 2009, Aidan Ellis travelled to Malawi to document the impact aid had on the people living in the country. Aidan also documented his experience at the Lake of Stars music festival in Malawi. As a result, two print articles appeared in the Irish Sun on 29th October and 22nd November.
Markham Nolan was awarded funding under the Simon Cumbers Media Fund to produce three projects on development issues in Kenya. In 2010 he travelled to Kenya to highlight Mapkibera.org; a social mapping programme of the Kibera Slum in Nairobi. The Mapkibera project, ‘Kenya does compute’, highlighted the importance of mapping slums and their resources – […]
In 2010, Louise Williams and Ronald de Hommel travelled to Haiti under the Simon Cumbers Media Fund to document Haiti’s agriculture industry and the people who are affected by it. Since 1994, heavily subsidised American rice has flooded the Haitian market, undercutting Haitian farmers and halting production of rice locally. Haiti is now the biggest […]
RT Journalist Nicoline Greer received funding in 2010 to explore where the clothes we purchase on high street shops come from and at what cost to people’s livelihoods in India. She travelled to Gurgaon, India to talk to factory workers and their families on their lives, working conditions and even fashion views. A radio documentary; […]
In 2010, Simon Roughneen received funding to document the links and the challenges faced by three South East Asian nations of varying size and economic development. He travelled to Cambodia to document how the country was using drama to tell the story of crimes which occured under the previous regime. In Dili, he noted the […]