• PEOPLE NAME: MATENGO OF MOZAMBIQUE


PEID: 15399

ROP: 106401

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Chewa-Sena

Language: Matengo - (mgv)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Mozambique

Also found in: Tanzania

Population: 3,000

Global Population: 387,000


PEID: 15399

ROP: 106401

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Matengo of Mozambique, numbering 3,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Chewa-Sena people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 387,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Matengo. The primary religion practiced by the Matengo is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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