• PEOPLE NAME: SHARWA OF CAMEROON


PEID: 12778

ROP: 115351

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Chadic

Language: Sarua - (swy)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Other / Marginal

Country: Cameroon

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Population: 8,800

Global Population: 8,800


PEID: 12778

ROP: 115351

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Sharwa of Cameroon, numbering 8,800, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Chadic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Cameroon. Their primary language is Sarua. The primary religion practiced by the Sharwa is Other Islamic, which includes a number of sects that emerged out of Islam such as Ibadhi, Ahmadi, Alevi, Yazidi, and Khariji.


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