• PEOPLE NAME: WASI OF TANZANIA


PEID: 15060

ROP: 100210

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Other Sub-Saharan African

Language: Alagwa - (wbj)

Alternate Name(s): Chasi, Alagwa

Primary Religion: Islam - Other / Marginal

Country: Tanzania

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Population: 54,000

Global Population: 54,000


PEID: 15060

ROP: 100210

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Wasi of Tanzania, numbering 54,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Other Sub-Saharan African people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Tanzania. Their primary language is Alagwa. The primary religion practiced by the Wasi is Other Islamic, which includes a number of sects that emerged out of Islam such as Ibadhi, Ahmadi, Alevi, Yazidi, and Khariji.


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