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£1,615
raised of £3,200 target by 19 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,615 to Complete a Documentary Sequel, that promotes language and culture preservation across the Ghanaian diaspora.

    Accra, Greater Accra Region, Ghana
    Funded on Monday, 28th August 2017

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    Story

    Ortis Must Go! is a campaign to help take 1 man on a journey of self-discovery and cultural preservation, through appreciation for his mother's language, Twi, a colourful language which comes from Ghana, West Africa. Twi is one of several Ghanaian languages, that are at risk of dying out in the diaspora because many 2nd and 3rd generations of Ghanaians cannot speak them fluently. This means that many are losing touch with their cultural heritage and identity. The money raised will go towards the production of the sequel to 'British Ghanaians: Lost In Translation’ (2015) a feature-length documentary about preventing Language Endangerment, amongst the British Ghanaian community in the UK. Language Endangerment is taking place globally and it is estimated that within the next 50 years half of the world's 7000 languages will be wiped out.This was presented by Ortis Deley (The Gadget Show, Channel 5). Part 1 had been funded by the former UK Sky Channel OH TV, however, this is an independent project, for which we will need your help to make it happen!

    The sequel will be filmed in Ghana and will address the following issues:
    1. Opportunities for Ghanaian language learners (jobs, contributions to the economy etc.)
    2. The effects of the current education system on fluency.
    3. What native Ghanaians think about the fluency problem within the diaspora.

    The aim is to inspire a revival of Ghanaian language learners within the diaspora, thus keeping the richness and beauty of it's languages alive for generations to come. The working title of the sequel will be revealed in the updates in the following weeks.

    Watch PART 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5KiRgOxQ-IY
    This doc helped increase learners of Ghanaian languages. Please help us continue

    How We Plan to Spend The £3200 Budget:
    10 x Day shoot in Ghana:

    £1200 Flights and transport to Ghana
    £1200 Accommodation for Crew
    £600 Towards filming locations & transport costs
    £200 JustGiving Fees

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      19

      • Eunice Obianagha

        Eunice Obianagha

        Aug 28, 2017

        Gooooo Pam and team!!!

        £15.00

      • Destination Africa

        Destination Africa

        Aug 28, 2017

        #MovingForward

      • The Ghanaian Language School

        The Ghanaian Language School

        Aug 11, 2017

        Pam we salute you, and we are behind you every step of the way. We thank you for letting us be a part of your journey. The GLS Team X

        £50.00

      • Barbara  Ntumy

        Barbara Ntumy

        Jul 4, 2017

        As someone who struggling to hold on to the 3 Ghanaian languages I know, this is a great project and happy to support.

        £10.00

      • Kirsty Osei-Bempong

        Kirsty Osei-Bempong

        Jun 20, 2017

        £10.00

      • Jolene Osei

        Jolene Osei

        Jun 5, 2017

        All the best sis. This is for a good cause. Thank you for doing it.God bless,Jolene

        £25.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        May 31, 2017

        Go Pam! You're amazing, you can do it! Let's go!!! I'm coming with you to Ghana!

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      Pamela Sakyi

      Pamela Sakyi

      Accra, Greater Accra Region, Ghana

      My name is Pamela Sakyi I'm a British Ghanaian Documentary Filmmaker and Director of the Media production company, SparkleLight Productions. I have worked in the Media and TV industry for over 10 years and have been blessed to work with some great, reputable organisations.

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