PEID: 11449

ROP: 108710

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Sara-Bagirmi

Language: Mbay - (myb)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Chad

Also found in: Cameroon; Central African Republic; Nigeria

Population: 245,000

Global Population: 281,700

PEID: 11449

ROP: 108710

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical

Overview: The Sara Mbai of Chad, numbering 245,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Sara-Bagirmi people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 281,700 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Mbay. The primary religion practiced by the Sara Mbai is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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