Where is Nkawkaw Located?
The Holy Family Hospital is located in the city of Nkawkaw, the gateway to Kwahu mountain country, about 160 km northwest of the state capital Accra. The town has about 55,000 inhabitants and is an important transport and trade hub. The population in the catchment area is mostly unemployed and therefore relatively poor. In the territory of the people still living in traditional clan structures in simple houses or huts, often without electricity and running water and feed mostly from petty trading, Pottery, and fruit and vegetable cultivation.