• PEOPLE NAME: WORODOUGOU JULA OF COTE D’IVOIRE

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PEID: 13148

ROP: 114492

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Malinke-Jula

Language: Worodougou - (jud)

Alternate Name(s): Worodougou

Primary Religion: Islam - Folk Islam

Country: Cote d’Ivoire

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Population: 125,000

Global Population: 125,000


PEID: 13148

ROP: 114492

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Worodougou Jula of Cote d’Ivoire, numbering 125,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Malinke-Jula people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Cote d’Ivoire. Their primary language is Worodougou. The primary religion practiced by the Worodougou Jula 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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