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The Project „Equal Opportunities in workforce for women of Moldova” was completed with a study visit in southern Estonia, and an exchange of experience between business women from Moldova and business women from Estonia.

On 26-29 April, 2019 BPW Moldova and AFAM had a study visit to southern Estonia.   This visit was planned at the end of the project.  Programme of the visit of Moldova delegation to Estonia in the frames of the project „Equal Opportunities in workforce for women of Moldova”, It's attached below.

Programme of the visit of Molodva delegation to Estonia in the frames of the project „Equal

Opportunities in workforce for women of Moldova”.

Friday, April 26

15.20 arrival to Riga Airport, Latvia. Bus will wait in the airport. Host Angela Ventsel

There is approximately 250 km from Riga Airport to the guesthouse in Tabina, Võru County, Estonia.

Host Inge Lepp, member of the BPW Estonia Võru club


In our way we’ll pass small Latvian towns such as Sigulda, Cesis, Smiltene and Aluksne.

Saturday, April 27

8.00 Breakfast at Tabina Guesthouse

10.00 Obinitsa Seto Museum

Obinitsa Seto Museum offers an opportunity to learn about the unique history and culture of Setomaa

through exploring the family life, traditions and customs of Seto families. The items in the cosy museum

come from the surrounding villages. We place also a particularly high value on the fine handicraft

of Seto women.


11.00 Seto Rõivakoda OÜ - Atelier Enterprise of Seto traditional clothing.

The owner of the atelier Margit Mehilane has said: I have created a brand Hipsik (a series of reusable

diapers in Estonia) that is also sold outside of Estonia. Our company is also producing linen ethnostyle

children's clothing, baby clothes. With great joy, I have designed and made festive Seto garments.

The presidential couple's clothes were also prepared for the reception of February 2017 in Seto


www.facebook.com/setoroivakoda.ee/, www.hipsik.ee

12.00 Lunch in Taarka Tare.

Traditional Seto cuisine. Various handmade pastries can be bought on site – cash only.


14.00 Roosiku Chocolate Factory

Family of the factory describes their house and products: old Roosiku schoolhouse, where today is

located our chocolate factory, was built in the year 1881. The school operated here until 2008, when

the house was abandoned for several years and left to their fate. In 2015 the Life brought together our

five-child family with this venerable building, which became a home for us and our children, and also

the slot for our chocolate factory. Today, this house offers shelter to even more people, as well as a

small cosy chocolate and ice-cream café. Just as our entire house, as well as our production is vegan,

low sugar content and the ecological line follower. As a symbol of better life. From heart to heart!

Various handmade chocolate can be bought on site – cash only


16.00 Kubija Hotel and Natrue Spa, Võru County

In the middle of South Estonian pine forests and lakes you can find a cosy and comfortable hotel Kubija

Hotel & Nature Spa. In our hotel you can enjoy pampering body treatments, visit the spa and

sauna centre or find harmony with the nature and with ourselves. Kubija Hotel & Nature Spa is the

cosiest spa in South Estonia.


19.00 Dinner in Kubija Hotel and Nature Spa restaurant together with the members of BPW Estonia

Võru club

Sunday, April 28

9.00 We left the hotel after breakfast and start our trip to Tartu

9.30 stop in the Cider House (Siidrikoda, Orava cottage, Valgjärve village, Kanepi parish, Põlva




In Cider House we can see how the cider is made, can test the cider and see the building of the new

production house.

11.45 arrival to Tartu. Introduction of SPARK Demo, Narva mnt 3, Tartu


SPARK Demo is the new business support structure for entrepreneurship in South Estonia, created in

2016 under the leadership of Tartu Science Park and with the support of the city of Tartu. The demo

hall, located in the downtown area of Tartu brings together the most successful manufacturing

companies, exporters, image-makers, employers, brightest start-ups and business support

organisations in southern Estonia. SPARK Demo’s desire is to bring different parties together to spark

collaboration, new ideas and create new opportunities and solutions.

13.00 lunch in the Estonian traditional cuisine restaurant Hansa Tall together with the members of

BPW Estonia Tartu club.


14.00-17.30 free time in the centre of Tartu. Possibility to visit shopping-centres or take a walk in the

old town of Tartu.

In all stores you can use bank card.

17.30 bus trip from Tartu to Põltsamaa. Distance approx. 60 km. Сохранить

Accommodation and dinner at Guesthouse Carl Schmidt


We will meet the owner and the host of the guesthouse Ülle Saksniit, member of the BPW Estonia

Tartu club. Ülle will tell us her experience as an entrepreneur and shares how she has managed to

combine work and family life.

Monday, April 29

After the breakfast trip to Riga Airport. Distance approx. 285km. 1st half of the road is in Estonia and

second half in Latvia. We can make a stop in Estonia-Latvia border in a small café with home-made

food and reasonable prices.


16.00 airplane leaves Riga airport.