Going Home Ghana Documentary Overview
I. COMMUNITY OUTREACH
On his third trip to Ghana, American nurse Jordan Miller made a profound impact in the community of Takoradi, a West African city. In sharing his expertise of western medicine, Jordan helped the people of Takoradi and provided their local hospital with some necessary supplies needed to operate. His impact on the people of Takoradi is shown through his compelling story of helping a local farmer named Peter.
Ghanaian nurses Stephanie Ansah and Wisdom Adjei go to work everyday fighting to do their job with limited resources. They save lives and bring new lives into this world with minimal medical supplies. Despite their daily challenges at work they are still able to provide medical attention to the people who have access to Effia Nkwanta Hospital and the only clinic in Akwidda.
The story of Anthony Kwame De Youngster and the founding of De Youngster’s International School is told by his granddaughter Esi Yamoah. From his dreams of pursuing higher education to facing the realities of growing up impoverished, Esi shares how her grandfather's dream of opening his very own school transformed education in the Ghanaian community.
Ghanaian-born actor and filmmaker Pascal Aka has broken the "glass ceiling" of Ghanaian entertainment with his own production company, Breakthrough Media Productions. Growing up with a passion for filmmaking, he attended film school in Canada then returned to his home country to share his knowledge with others and advance his career.