5 films Found
In rural Benin, a lack of reliable electricity is preventing development and compromising the safety of isolated villagers. One NGO hopes that by harnessing solar power, it can put remote villages back on the grid.
Benin's impoverished population survive on imported, cheap frozen chickens from Europe and the US. But relying on cast-off chickens is putting local farmers out of work and posing serious health risks.
Benin is a religiously diverse country with a majority of Christian and Muslim followers. But around a million people in Benin still follow Vodun, or voodoo, the indigenous religion of coastal West Africa. This footage presents a rare insight into this mysterious tradition.
Dr Tertius is a successful plastic surgeon at the centre of a happy family. But then he leaves the safety of his private practice to volunteer on a hospital ship and in so doing loses his sheltered life forever. Compelled by the poverty he has seen, Tertius throws himself into providing life-changing medical services to the poorest of Africa's people. A small boy gets the surgery he needs to walk…
This is the journey of an African Prince, as he gives up on life in racist Europe and explores the powerful Voodoo cult of his homeland.