• PEOPLE NAME: MOSSI OF MALI

Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Gur

Language: Mossi - (mos)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: Mali

Also found in: Benin; Burkina Faso; Canada; Cote d’Ivoire; Ghana; Niger; Togo; United States

Population: 105,000

Global Population: 12,384,500


PEID: 13561

ROP: 106781

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Mossi of Mali, numbering 105,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Gur people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 12,384,500 in 9 countries. Their primary language is Mossi. The primary religion practiced by the Mossi 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

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