PEID: 47783

ROP: 116592

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Affinity Group: Deaf Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Deaf Peoples

People Cluster: Deaf

Language: Malawian Sign Language - (lws)

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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Malawi

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Population: 62,000

Global Population: 62,000

PEID: 47783

ROP: 116592

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: No Evangelicals, Churches or Resources

Overview: The Deaf Malawians of Malawi, numbering 62,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Deaf people cluster within the Deaf Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Malawi. Their primary language is Malawian Sign Language. The primary religion practiced by the Deaf Malawians 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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