• PEOPLE NAME: MANYAWA OF MOZAMBIQUE

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PEID: 15396

ROP: 114657

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Makua-Yao

Language: Manyawa - (mny)

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Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Mozambique

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Population: 252,000

Global Population: 252,000


PEID: 15396

ROP: 114657

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Manyawa of Mozambique, numbering 252,000, are Engaged yet 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 Manyawa. The primary religion practiced by the Manyawa is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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