ELMINA, GHANA

ELMINA, GHANA

Elmina is a town situated on a south-facing bay on the Atlantic Ocean coast of Ghana, and the first European ( Portuguese) settlement in the West Africa. The location of Elmina made it a significant site for provisioning ships headed south towards the Cape of Good Hope on their way to India.

Today with a population of 33.000 people Elmina still remains as a fishing town. Children are important part of that industry.