Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Fulani / Fulbe

Language: Pulaar - (fuc)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Folk Islam

Country: Guinea

Also found in: Gambia; Guinea-Bissau; Mauritania; Senegal; Sudan

Population: 6,600

Global Population: 3,363,600

PEID: 13407

ROP: 103076

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Fulakunda of Guinea, numbering 6,600, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Fulani / Fulbe people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 3,363,600 in 6 countries. Their primary language is Pulaar. The primary religion practiced by the Fulakunda is Folk Islam, a syncretistic belief system that blends traditional elements of Islam with superstitious practices such as warding off spirits with incantations and magic amulets, and reciting verses of the Qur'an to bring about miraculous healings.

Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Available

Gospel Recordings: Available

Radio Broadcast: Not Available