Kokrobite is a town along the Atlantic coast, 30 km to the west of Accra the capital city of Ghana. It is known for traditional sea fishing, its white-sand beaches and its lively nightlife. Kokrobite is a popular destination for tourists, backpackers and international volunteers seeking beaches and a break from the busy capital city. Kokrobite has a population of between 4000 and 6000 according to the Ghana Statistics Department 2003 Survey. The main local dialect is Ga, but Twi and English are also widely spoken. Kokrobite is home to the Ghanaian Headquarters of the international NGO Partner West Africa. PWA is a child rights and poverty reduction charity which is heavily involved in projects that support vulnerable children and community members throughout Kokrobite, currently operating 9 development programmes within Kokrobite and the surrounding villages including its Daycare & Nursery Centre for Vulnerable Children – a holistic care centre for many of the most vulnerable children from the ‘Oshieye Fishing Community’ in Kokrobite.