• PEOPLE NAME: MAJERA OF CHAD


PEID: 11399

ROP: 106073

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Chadic

Language: Majera - (xmj)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Folk Islam

Country: Chad

Also found in: Cameroon

Population: 3,300

Global Population: 4,000


PEID: 11399

ROP: 106073

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: No Evangelicals, Churches or Resources


Overview: The Majera of Chad, numbering 3,300, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Chadic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 4,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Majera. The primary religion practiced by the Majera 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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