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PEID: 42185

ROP: 103209

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Atlantic

Language: Balanta-Ganja - (bjt)

Alternate Name(s): Alante, Fraase

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: Senegal

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Population: 119,000

Global Population: 119,000

PEID: 42185

ROP: 103209

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Balanta-Ganja of Senegal, numbering 119,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Atlantic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Senegal. Their primary language is Balanta-Ganja. The primary religion practiced by the Balanta-Ganja is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

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