• PEOPLE NAME: MANDE OF UNITED STATES

Photo courtesy of Joshua Project.
By Brooke Reyes

Explore in Photos


PEID: 47283

ROP: 111215

Download Prayer Card

Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Mande

Language: Mende (Sierra Leone) - (men)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: United States

Also found in: Liberia; Sierra Leone

Population: 16,000

Global Population: 2,080,500


PEID: 47283

ROP: 111215

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity


Overview: The Mande of United States, numbering 16,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Mande people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 2,080,500 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Mende (Sierra Leone). The primary religion practiced by the Mande is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Available

Gospel Recordings: Available

Radio Broadcast: Not Available