In 2009, Susan Cahill travelled to Mozambique to document the impact hunger and malnutrition had on the lives of women in the country. Entitled ‘Women Don’t Dream: The Challenges Facing the Women of Mozambique’, Susan met with a number of Mozambican women on how they coped with poverty and hunger. The documentary also highlighted the […]
In 2009, documentary filmmaker Aoibheann O’Sullivan and producer Martha O’Neill of Wildfire Films received funding from the Simon Cumbers Media Fund to document a radio soap opera that communicates topical issues to its listeners in Nigeria. ‘Tuned In’ follows the production of ‘Story Story’ which is now in its 17th series. The radio soap opera […]
Tim Desmond from RTE Radio travelled to Ethiopia under the Simon Cumbers Media Fund in 2009. He tracked the journey of Ethiopian coffee from the grower to the drinker, and the effects of the establishment of the Ethiopian Commodity Exchange on fair trade. The documentary, ‘ A Fair Exchange?, was broadcast on RTE Radio One […]
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Aideen McLoughlin received funding in 2009 to make a radio documentary about the lives of street children in Ethiopia. “Street Dreams” tells the story of Dagmawi Kifle, a 14-year-old forced to survive on his own on the dusty streets of Addis Ababa. During the day he roots in bins for food and begs for money, […]