Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Guinean

Language: Akan - (aka)

Alternate Name(s): Ashante Twi, Kulango

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - African Traditional Religion

Country: Togo

Also found in: Canada; Cote d’Ivoire; Ghana; Liberia; United Kingdom

Population: 88,500

Global Population: 5,791,000

PEID: 14306

ROP: 100179

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Ashanti of Togo, numbering 88,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Guinean people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 5,791,000 in 6 countries. Their primary language is Akan. The primary religion practiced by the Ashanti is African Traditional Religion, a collection of beliefs and practices unique to various African ethnic groups.

Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Available

Gospel Recordings: Not Available

Radio Broadcast: Not Available