• PEOPLE NAME: MAKHUWA-MAKHUWANA OF MOZAMBIQUE

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PEID: 15389

ROP: 114791

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Makua-Yao

Language: Makhuwa - (vmw)

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Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Mozambique

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Population: 4,135,000

Global Population: 4,135,000


PEID: 15389

ROP: 114791

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical


Overview: The Makhuwa-Makhuwana of Mozambique, numbering 4,135,000, are No Longer 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 Mozambique. Their primary language is Makhuwa. The primary religion practiced by the Makhuwa-Makhuwana is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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