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Mushunguli in Somalia

Mushunguli

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
31,000 Mushungulu Islam 1.00 % 0.20 % Not available Not available   

Mushunguli in Somalia

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Summary
The Mushunguli are said to have descended from fugitive slaves who escaped from their Somali masters in northeast Tanzania around 1840. Many migrated to Somalia in search of security from the slave-trade. Mainstream Somalis look down upon them because of their slave origins. Traditionally, the Mushunguli were farmers and they formed a "caste" group of Somali minorities known as the jareer or jirir.

Ministry Obstacles
Somalia is not a hospitable place for Christian outsiders to live and work.

Outreach Ideas
Christians need to minister to the material and physical needs of these poor people, building friendships and trust.

Pray for the followers of Christ
Pray for the few Christians among the Mushunguli tribe, that they will find each other, and fellowship together. Pray they will understand well how to know and follow Christ, and will faithfully follow him.

Pray for the entire people group
Pray these people will be able to care for their families, and live in safety and peace.

Scripture Focus
"Truly I say to you, to the extent that you did it to one of these brothers of Mine, even the least of them, you did it to Me." Matthew 25:40

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Global Prayer Digest: 2012-01-13
Global Prayer Digest: 2014-01-14
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Country: Somalia
Continent: Africa
Region: East and Southern Africa
Persecution Rank:2 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Location in Country:Jubbada Hoose region: Jamaame district; urban areas Kismaayo and Muqdisho.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Mushunguli
People Name General: Mushunguli
Alternate People Names:
BaaraweGosha
Reer GoleedShambaara
ROP3 Code: 106940
Joshua Project People ID: 13892
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 31,000
Population all Countries: 31,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster: Bantu, Swahili
People Name General: Mushunguli
Ethnic Code: NAB57j
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Language
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Primary Language: Mushungulu
Language Code (ISO): xma    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Somali: Northern Somali (Unknown)Swahili: Mwini (Unknown)
Total Languages: 3
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity1.00 %(Evangelical: 0.20 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam99.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent15.00 %
Protestant0.00 %
Orthodox85.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic0.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Few evangelicals and few who claim to be Christians. Little, if any, history of Christianity.
Least-Reached: Yes
GSEC Status:Level 0   No evangelical Christians or churches. No access to major evangelical print, audio, visual, or human resources
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: Help start a Bible Translation
New Testament: None Reported
Complete Bible: None Reported
 
 
Ministry Resources [7]
None Reported
 
 
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Mushunguli in Somalia

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