• PEOPLE NAME: JINA OF CAMEROON


PEID: 12628

ROP: 104275

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Chadic

Language: Jina - (jia)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Folk Islam

Country: Cameroon

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Population: 2,700

Global Population: 2,700


PEID: 12628

ROP: 104275

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: No Evangelicals, Churches or Resources


Overview: The Jina of Cameroon, numbering 2,700, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Chadic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Cameroon. Their primary language is Jina. The primary religion practiced by the Jina 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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