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

In July 2011, South Sudan became the world’s newest nation. Emerging from a civil war that cost the lives of over two million people, a Read more

Kamphuka, Malawi was a typical, sub-Saharan village 47km from Lilongwe, consisting of subsistence farmers with little infrastructure beyond mud-tracks and huts. The introduction of sustainable, Read more

This feature focused on the longer term impacts of war in Vietnam through the spreading of Agent Orange and developed a fuller understanding of the Read more

This piece was a profile of Uganda’s first ever elected white politician, Dr. Ian Clarke, and his business, International Medical Group (IMG). Clarke is a Read more

Emmet Malone has written a number of articles based around the Great Ethiopian Run, a mass participation and elite 10k toad race through the streets Read more

The aim of this project was to show how Kosovar society has developed with the influx of assistance via Irish Aid and its sponsored programmes Read more

This media project showed how interlinked the Millennium Development Goals are and how a simple idea of improving health at a local level can impact Read more

Tanzania has seen solid progress over the last ten years, in terms of infrastructure development, primary education and giving access to medical facilities to more Read more

The environmental impact of developing the Tullow oil fields in Western Uganda, by Aidan O’Donnell – Summer 2011 recipient
Broadcast on Newstalk in 2011
This radio documentary Read more

It’s difficult to avoid religion in Uganda, mission hospitals and schools line the roads while churches and mosques split the skyline.  And Born-Again Christians stand Read more

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