Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Malinke

Language: Mansoanka - (msw)

Alternate Name(s): Mansoanka

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Gambia

Also found in: Guinea-Bissau

Population: 2,600

Global Population: 24,100

PEID: 13240

ROP: 105407

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Maswanka of Gambia, numbering 2,600, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Malinke people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 24,100 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Mansoanka. The primary religion practiced by the Maswanka is Sunni Islam, the largest branch of Islam. Sunni Muslims follow the teachings of the Qur'an and consider the first four caliphs to be the rightful successors of Muhammad.

Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Available

Gospel Recordings: Available

Radio Broadcast: Not Available