• PEOPLE NAME: WANDYA OF MALAWI


PEID: 48145

ROP: 116935

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-Tanzania

Language: Lambya - (lai)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Malawi

Also found in:

Population: 27,000

Global Population: 27,000


PEID: 48145

ROP: 116935

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Wandya of Malawi, numbering 27,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-Tanzania people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Malawi. Their primary language is Lambya. The primary religion practiced by the Wandya is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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