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Building of the Ovruch kindergarten

The construction of a kindergarten in the Zhytomyr Region is the first large-scale Estonian development project in which public and private sectors have worked together toward a common goal.

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The Estonian Centre for International Development (ESTDEV) is a government-funded foundation responsible for managing and implementing Estonia’s international development cooperation and humanitarian assistance projects.

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Supporting Kenya’s digital transition

This GIZ-EU-ESTDEV cooperative partnership opens up new opportunities for the Kenyan government to build a coherent and open digital society, increase transparency, and reduce bureaucracy.

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Faces and Stories

Christine Karelska ESTDEV Ukraine

"Diplomacy is not rocket science, it’s an art."

Christine Karelska
Advisor to the Vice-Mayor of Odessa

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Joseph Kikomeko Uganda ESTDEV

"Estonians’ knowledge is very necessary for developing the framework."

Joseph Kikomeko
Head of the Working Group for Uganda’s Qualifications Framework

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Andrei Uncuta Moldova ESTDEV

"Visit to Estonia showed us the benefits of digital health interventions."

Andrei Uncuta
Director of the Timofei Moșneaga Republican Clinical Hospital

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Dino Ballotti NIPDB ESTDEV-edited

“Estonia feels like Europe’s Silicon Valley.”

Dino Ballotti
Executive Director of the Namibia Investment Promotion and Development Board

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