Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Makua-Yao

Language: Makonde - (kde)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam

Country: Mayotte

Also found in: Mozambique; Tanzania

Population: 1,700

Global Population: 2,178,700

PEID: 15366

ROP: 106097

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Makonde of Mayotte, numbering 1,700, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Makua-Yao people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 2,178,700 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Makonde. The primary religion practiced by the Makonde is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.

Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Available

Gospel Recordings: Available

Radio Broadcast: Not Available