• PEOPLE NAME: ALE OF ETHIOPIA

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PEID: 11582

ROP: 103260

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Affinity Group: NAME

Affinity Bloc: Horn of Africa

People Cluster: Sidama

Language: Gawwada - (gwd)

Alternate Name(s): Debase, Gobeze, Gewada (pej.), Gawwada (pej.)

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Ethiopia

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Population: 65,500

Global Population: 65,500


PEID: 11582

ROP: 103260

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Ale of Ethiopia, numbering 65,500, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Sidama people cluster within the Horn of Africa affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Ethiopia. Their primary language is Gawwada. The primary religion practiced by the Ale is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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