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These pages contain a selection of projects produced by applicants for the Simon Cumbers Media Fund.

by Dan Griffin
The most popular football teams in the Bujagali area of Uganda are Manchester United and Arsenal. I know this because Read more

Fund recipient Niamh Griffin received support to travel to Sierra Leone to examine the place of education in helping girls to improve their quality of Read more

Fund recipient Michael O’Kane received support to explore and highlight the personal experiences of people who have been through FGM and survived. Michael’s project appeared Read more

Fund recipient Sorcha Pollack examined the reasons behind nurses from Kerala leaving Southern India. This is despite the region being held up as one of Read more

Fund recipient Margaret Ward travelled to The Philippines to report on the current state of women’s reproductive healthcare, including maternal mortality, abortion and access to Read more

Irish Aid’s Annual Report 2017 gives an overview of the work the Irish government is supporting in over 130 countries around the Read more

Student Scheme recipient Shauna Bowers was funded to travel to Sierra Leone and report on the aftermath of a massive mudslide that hit the capital Read more

 
Student Scheme recipient Shauna Bowers was funded to travel to Sierra Leone and report on the aftermath of a massive mudslide that hit the capital Read more

Fashion journalist Deirdre McQuillan and photographer Fionn McCann were funded under the winter 2017 round to travel to Kenya and report on the next generation Read more

Student Scheme recipient Shauna Bowers received funding to travel to Sierra Leone and examine life on the ground there a year on from the devastating Read more