• PEOPLE NAME: YEMMA OF ETHIOPIA


PEID: 11656

ROP: 111028

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Horn of Africa

People Cluster: Omotic

Language: Yemsa - (jnj)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Ethiopia

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Population: 241,000

Global Population: 241,000


PEID: 11656

ROP: 111028

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Dispersed CP Activity


Overview: The Yemma of Ethiopia, numbering 241,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Omotic people cluster within the Horn of Africa affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Ethiopia. Their primary language is Yemsa. The primary religion practiced by the Yemma is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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