• PEOPLE NAME: MASWANKA OF GUINEA-BISSAU


PEID: 13469

ROP: 105407

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Malinke

Language: Mansoanka - (msw)

Alternate Name(s): Mansoanka

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Guinea-Bissau

Also found in: Gambia

Population: 19,000

Global Population: 21,200


PEID: 13469

ROP: 105407

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Maswanka of Guinea-Bissau, numbering 19,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Malinke people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 21,200 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Mansoanka. The primary religion practiced by the Maswanka 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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