Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Mande

Language: Mano - (mev)

Alternate Name(s): Maa, Mah, Mann, Manon, Mawe

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: Liberia

Also found in: Guinea

Population: 408,000

Global Population: 510,000

PEID: 13517

ROP: 106278

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical

Overview: The Mano of Liberia, numbering 408,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Mande people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 510,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Mano. The primary religion practiced by the Mano is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Available

Gospel Recordings: Available

Radio Broadcast: Not Available