• PEOPLE NAME: NDAU OF ZIMBABWE

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PEID: 15666

ROP: 107152

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Affinity Group: SSAP

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Shona

Language: Ndau - (ndc)

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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions - Ancestor Worship

Country: Zimbabwe

Also found in: Mozambique

Population: 607,000

Global Population: 1,376,000


PEID: 15666

ROP: 107152

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Ndau of Zimbabwe, numbering 607,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Shona people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,376,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Ndau. The primary religion practiced by the Ndau is ancestor worship, based on the belief that the deceased have a continued existence and possess the ability to influence the fortune of the living.


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