• PEOPLE NAME: MWERA OF TANZANIA

Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Makua-Yao

Language: Mwera (Chimwera) - (mwe)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Tanzania

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Population: 826,000

Global Population: 826,000


PEID: 14998

ROP: 106984

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Mwera of Tanzania, numbering 826,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Makua-Yao people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Tanzania. Their primary language is Mwera (Chimwera). The primary religion practiced by the Mwera is Sunni Islam, the largest branch of Islam. Sunni Muslims follow the teachings of the Qur'an and consider the first four caliphs to be the rightful successors of Muhammad.


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