These pages contain a selection of projects produced by applicants for the Simon Cumbers Media Fund.
Winter 2014 funding recipient Seán Dunne travelled to Haiti to explore how people are coping five years after the devastating January 2010 earthquake Read more
Clare Herbert recently traveled to Malawi with funding she received under the 2013 student round of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund. In her project Clare Read more
Peter Geoghegan was a recipient of the winter 2013 round of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund. Peter traveled to Mongolia to explore the impact of Read more
Rosita Boland and Frank Miller were recipients of the summer 2014 round of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund. They traveled to Sicily to look at Read more
Mary Fitzgerald was a recipient of the summer 2013 round of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund. Mary traveled to Burma with photographer, Brenda Fitzsimons, to look at the fledgling democratic state three years on from the elections in November 2010 when President Thein Sein was elected, while exploring the possibilitites and challenges of state-building through the prism of Burma’s experience.
Zoe Liston was a recipient of the summer 2013 round of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund. She traveled to Kenya to profile the experience of the ‘girl child’ in Sub Saharan Africa, while exploring the theme of education as a means to allowing girls to enjoy a childhood and the opportunity to reach their full potential as adults.