• PEOPLE NAME: EASTERN KARABORO OF BURKINA FASO

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PEID: 12394

ROP: 102846

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Gur

Language: Eastern Karaboro - (xrb)

Alternate Name(s): Karaboro

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Burkina Faso

Also found in: Cote d’Ivoire; Togo

Population: 73,500

Global Population: 132,100


PEID: 12394

ROP: 102846

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Eastern Karaboro of Burkina Faso, numbering 73,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Gur people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 132,100 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Eastern Karaboro. The primary religion practiced by the Eastern Karaboro is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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