• PEOPLE NAME: FWE OF NAMIBIA

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PEID: 15439

ROP: 103011

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-South

Language: Fwe - (fwe)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Namibia

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Population: 15,000

Global Population: 15,000


PEID: 15439

ROP: 103011

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Fwe of Namibia, numbering 15,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-South people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Namibia. Their primary language is Fwe. The primary religion practiced by the Fwe is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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