• PEOPLE NAME: SANDAWE OF TANZANIA

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PEID: 15033

ROP: 108634

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Khoisan

Language: Sandawe - (sad)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Tanzania

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Population: 36,500

Global Population: 36,500


PEID: 15033

ROP: 108634

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Sandawe of Tanzania, numbering 36,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Khoisan people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Tanzania. Their primary language is Sandawe. The primary religion practiced by the Sandawe is Roman Catholicism, the largest branch of the Christian church and one of the oldest religious institutions in the world. Roman Catholicism teaches that it is the one true Churches founded by Jesus Christ and that its bishops are the successors of Christ.


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