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Estonian village in Ghana (2016)

Title in Estonian: Eesti küla Ghanas

Documentary series "Our World" 8/12

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Documentary Duration 53:58

Estonian village in Ghana

Estonian activists, businesswomen and volunteers decided to support one village in Northern Ghana while bringing together the handicraft skills of Ghanaians, enterprisingness of Estonians and Western market.
So it turned out that the baskets woven by Ghanaian village women would sell in Estonia and the butter produced from shea nut, also called the gold of African women, growing in African savannas would find buyers in USA. It depends on the continuity of the volunteers as well as the local villagers' contribution to the world of business whether the activities started in a small Ghanaian village would thrive and thus offer ...

Director: Kalle Käesel

Keywords: giving aid | people in need of help | applause | development cooperation | architecture | bar | gas station | construction work | construction art | organizing export | View all »

Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Eesti Rahvusringhääling, Osakond
Film Category Documentary
Text / Dialogue Estonian, English
Subtitles Estonian
Duration 53:58


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Producer Eero Spriit | Piret Suurväli
Director Kalle Käesel
Cinematographer Kalle Käesel
Editor Kalle Käesel

Partners and Sponsors

  • Kultuuriministeerium
  • EFI
  • Eesti Kultuurkapital
  • ERR
  • Rahvusarhiiv
  • BFM
  • Kinoliit
  • Eesti Filmiajakirjanike ühing
  • Tallinnfilm