• PEOPLE NAME: MARENJE OF MOZAMBIQUE

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PEID: 15398

ROP: 106322

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Affinity Group: SSAP

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Makua-Yao

Language: Marenje - (vmr)

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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Mozambique

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Population: 616,000

Global Population: 616,000


PEID: 15398

ROP: 106322

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Marenje of Mozambique, numbering 616,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Makua-Yao people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Mozambique. Their primary language is Marenje. The primary religion practiced by the Marenje 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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