Recipient Aisling Walsh was supported to examine maternal mortality rates in Guatemala, a country with some of the highest rates in Latin America. She examined the risks facing women who cannot access services and potential solutions to the crisis. In this blog, she offers further insight into her project. To view a gallery of photography […]
Sustainable and inclusive fisheries in Honduras, female athletes in Kenya, value-added trade in Uganda and plastic waste in Malaysia are among the topics that will be explored by successful applicants to the summer 2019 round of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund. Eleven media professionals drawn from various local and national media outlets will travel to […]
Fund recipient Bairbre Flood was supported to travel to Israel and Palestine to produce a documentary on how marginalised Palestinian and Israeli communities have more in common with one another than is usually portrayed in western media. The following is a blog post offering further insight into Bairbre’s project. Learn more about Bairbre’s project here. […]
Fund recipient Richard Chambers describes his reasons for applying to the Fund, and offers guidance for intending applicants ahead of the summer round deadline of Friday, 21st June 2019. Read more about Richard’s project here. Apply to the summer round here.
A Better World is Ireland’s policy for international development. It builds on strong foundations, including the legacy of our missionaries, our volunteers and our NGOs. Through our international development programme, Ireland makes a difference in around 130 countries each year, changing people’s lives for the better. Our contribution to reducing global poverty is regularly found […]
The Simon Cumbers Media Fund is seeking proposals from journalists and photographers who are interested in travelling to a developing country to report for an Irish media outlet on the reality of modern life there. The summer 2019 round of the Fund is now open to local and national media professionals from all disciplines. Supported […]