Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: Quechua

Language: Imbabura Highland Quichua - (qvi)

Alternate Name(s): Quichua, Imbabura Highland Quichua, Otavalo Highland, Imbabura Highland Quichua

Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Ecuador

Also found in:

Population: 717,000

Global Population: 717,000

PEID: 17472

ROP: 107703

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Otavalo Highland Quichua of Ecuador, numbering 717,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Quechua people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Ecuador. Their primary language is Imbabura Highland Quichua. The primary religion practiced by the Otavalo Highland Quichua is Roman Catholicism, the largest branch of the Christian church and one of the oldest religious institutions in the world. Roman Catholicism teaches that it is the one true Church founded by Jesus Christ and that its bishops are the successors of Christ.

Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Available

Gospel Recordings: Available

Radio Broadcast: Not Available