Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Horn of Africa

People Cluster: Afar-Saho

Language: Saho - (ssy)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Ethiopia

Also found in: Eritrea

Population: 45,500

Global Population: 203,500

PEID: 42732

ROP: 108519

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Saho of Ethiopia, numbering 45,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Afar-Saho people cluster within the Horn of Africa affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 203,500 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Saho. The primary religion practiced by the Saho 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.

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