• PEOPLE NAME: LESE OF CONGO (KINSHASA)


PEID: 14612

ROP: 105727

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Pygmy

Language: Lese - (les)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Congo (Kinshasa)

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Population: 119,000

Global Population: 119,000


PEID: 14612

ROP: 105727

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Lese of Congo (Kinshasa), numbering 119,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Pygmy people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Congo (Kinshasa). Their primary language is Lese. The primary religion practiced by the Lese is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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