• PEOPLE NAME: KRIO FULA OF SIERRA LEONE

Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Fulani / Fulbe

Language: Krio - (kri)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Folk Islam

Country: Sierra Leone

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Population: 85,000

Global Population: 85,000


PEID: 14284

ROP: 105311

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Krio Fula of Sierra Leone, numbering 85,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Fulani / Fulbe people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Sierra Leone. Their primary language is Krio. The primary religion practiced by the Krio Fula 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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