Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Nilotic

Language: Nyangatom - (nnj)

Alternate Name(s): Dongiro, Nyangatom, Nga-Nyangatom

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: South Sudan

Also found in: Ethiopia

Population: 17,000

Global Population: 55,500

PEID: 42815

ROP: 102710

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Donyiro of South Sudan, numbering 17,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Nilotic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 55,500 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Nyangatom. The primary religion practiced by the Donyiro is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Available

Gospel Recordings: Available

Radio Broadcast: Not Available