• PEOPLE NAME: BARMA OF CHAD

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PEID: 11315

ROP: 101074

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Affinity Group: SSAP

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Sara-Bagirmi

Language: Bagirmi - (bmi)

Alternate Name(s): Bagirmi

Primary Religion: Islam - Other / Marginal

Country: Chad

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Population: 106,000

Global Population: 106,000


PEID: 11315

ROP: 101074

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Barma of Chad, numbering 106,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Sara-Bagirmi people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Chad. Their primary language is Bagirmi. The primary religion practiced by the Barma is Other Islamic, which includes a number of sects that emerged out of Islam such as Ibadhi, Ahmadi, Alevi, Yazidi, and Khariji.


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