Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Chadic

Language: Buduma - (bdm)

Alternate Name(s): Boudouma, Kuri Islander, Yedina

Primary Religion: Islam - Other / Marginal

Country: Chad

Also found in: Cameroon; Niger; Nigeria

Population: 88,000

Global Population: 105,075

PEID: 11330

ROP: 101697

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Buduma of Chad, numbering 88,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Chadic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 105,075 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Buduma. The primary religion practiced by the Buduma 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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