is a farming settlement of “brifo” origin. They are a part of a larger emigrant
group neighboring Burkina Faso and La Cote d’Ivoire. The community has about 23
households with occupant population averaging 300 people. Their present
settlement and farmlands were secured from the Eduola of Ga.
of Wechaubour uphold in their believe system, their ancestral ties and often
make sacrifices to their departed souls. So, aside the dominant youth Christian
population, the elderly practice the African traditional religion.
is their mainstream economic activity with emphasis on food cropping, piggery,
and poultry rearing. Pottery and basket weaving are other economic ventures
they engage in, especially women. While the Ghana Cedi is the official medium
of exchange, barter system of trade as well as the use of cowries for customary
and business activities is common practices among the Brifos.
of this settler farmer community are hard working yet they lack a lot of basics
in life. Child labor, teenage marriages,
high school drop outs especially among girls, and rampant rural drift among
boys are common phenomena in Wechaubour. Access to health facilities is limited
as they travel a distance of about 5-7 km to the nearest health center.