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PEID: 11311

ROP: 100752

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Fulani / Fulbe

Language: Bagirmi Fulfulde - (fui)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Folk Islam

Country: Chad

Also found in: Central African Republic

Population: 97,500

Global Population: 174,500

PEID: 11311

ROP: 100752

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Bagirmi Fula of Chad, numbering 97,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Fulani / Fulbe people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 174,500 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Bagirmi Fulfulde. The primary religion practiced by the Bagirmi Fula is Folk Islam, a syncretistic belief system that blends traditional elements of Islam with superstitious practices such as warding off spirits with incantations and magic amulets, and reciting verses of the Qur'an to bring about miraculous healings.

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