Ekrawfo

  • Overview
  • Medical
  • Water
  • Business

Overview

Ekrawfo is located near the coast in the Central Region of  Ghana.  People in Ekrawfo are primarily dedicated to farming and there are some small businesses. There are two clinics, including a maternity clinic nearby the community.  Some homes have latrines, but most people use the free, public latrines.  People in Ekrawfo get water from various un-improved sources, as they wait for a private borehole to be completed.  Community members have access to school from kindergarten through high-school.  

District: Ekumfi

Region: Central

Homes : 200
Population : 3588
Water System : No
Community Bank : No
Electricity : Majority
Health Center : Yes
Education : Up To High School
Distance from Lodging Facility : 45 - 60 Minutes

Medical

Program Status

  • Planning
  • Active
  • Complete

HEALTH CARE ACCESS:

Global Brigades establishes mobile clinics in Ekrawfo up to twice per year in an effort to provide access to basic health care services to the community members.  In conjunction with the  government run Ghana Health Service, GB is working to improve healthcare in the region including the support of establishing and training local Community Health Workers.  

 

Water

Program Status

  • Planning
  • Active
  • Complete

Global Brigades is working on the implementation of the Holistic Model in Ekrawfo but has not yet begun with the Water Brigades program.  Now in the planning phase, implementation of a water solution will start as soon as feasible.

Business

Program Status

  • Planning
  • Active
  • Complete

Global Brigades is working on the implementation of the Holistic Model in Ekrawfo but has not yet begun with the Business Brigades program. Now in the planning phase, a market study and the establishment of a community business will start as soon as feasible.

Local Reference Points

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