FCF is operating in Golokwati, a small town in Volta region of Ghana. It is about 200 kilometres away and 3 hours drive from the capital Accra. Golokwati has a population of almost 7 000 people and is the capital of Afadzato South district in central Volta Region of Ghana.
We have here district office, 5 schools, health clinic, police station, fire-station, aluminium company and a bank. You will find here also several shops, bars, hairdressers, barbers and other local businesses.
Every year in November there is held local Lukusi Festival celebrated by the people of “Ve” of Volta Region. It has historic and dramatic story behind its celebration and is one of the most popular and important festivals in Ghana.
Hohoe is the nearest town, where we usually go for shopping (Monday and Thursday are market days). Ho, the capital of Volta Region is about one and half hours drive from Golokwati. Kpando and Hohoe are about twenty minutes away from Golokwati. Golokwati is located on the N2 road, the main north-south highway in the eastern part of the country (from Tema to Burkina Faso border).
Our major means of transport is ”tro- tro’, a mini-bus. You can pick up ‘tro-tro’ by the roadside to surrounding cities, towns and villages at affordable fare.