• PEOPLE NAME: GIMME OF CAMEROON


PEID: 12607

ROP: 103377

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Adamawa-Ubangi

Language: Gimme - (kmp)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Folk Islam

Country: Cameroon

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Population: 9,100

Global Population: 9,100


PEID: 12607

ROP: 103377

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Gimme of Cameroon, numbering 9,100, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Adamawa-Ubangi people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Cameroon. Their primary language is Gimme. The primary religion practiced by the Gimme 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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