The King of Calls follows the day-to-day operations of a call centre in the Indian city of Hyderabad. Hopeful Indian sales agents embark on a mission impossible - to sell advertising in the American Yellow Pages.
Eight successful British business leaders have been challenged by leading development agency World Vision to improve the living standards of a remote Ugandan farming community. With a combined fortune of more than $1,301,102 billion (600 million pounds) and expertise ranging from construction to marketing, they will need to use their business skills to tackle the seemingly intractable issue of poverty.
Led by entrepreneurs Seb Bishop and Deirdre Bounds, work gets under way on an innovative hotel that could prove to be a real money-spinner for the villagers. But another big idea nearly ends in disaster when a misunderstanding leads to a confrontation with local farmers. Work grinds to a halt and the entrepreneurs find themselves in very hot water.
Multi-millionaire building boss Steve Morgan is working virtually single-handed on a project to provide local schoolchildren with clean drinking water. But just as the water tanks are delivered, he drops the bombshell that he is heading home early.
In this final episode, the entrepreneurs prepare to head home after three weeks of hard work. To the last, they are still trying to find ways to help the villagers make money. Two of the group, Pepita Diamand and Yvonne Thompson hit on another big idea to help local women turn their hobby into a business.