• PEOPLE NAME: MABA OF CHAD

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PEID: 11396

ROP: 105960

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Ouaddai-Fur

Language: Maba (Chad) - (mde)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Chad

Also found in: Sudan

Population: 488,000

Global Population: 520,000


PEID: 11396

ROP: 105960

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Maba of Chad, numbering 488,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Ouaddai-Fur people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 520,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Maba (Chad). The primary religion practiced by the Maba 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.


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