• PEOPLE NAME: BOZO OF BURKINA FASO

Affinity Group: SSAP

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Soninke

Language: Jenaama Bozo - (bze)

Alternate Name(s): Boso

Primary Religion: Islam - Other / Marginal

Country: Burkina Faso

Also found in: Cote d’Ivoire; Mali

Population: 4,100

Global Population: 344,100


PEID: 12383

ROP: 109426

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Bozo of Burkina Faso, numbering 4,100, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Soninke people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 344,100 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Jenaama Bozo. The primary religion practiced by the Bozo 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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