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Gangam in Benin



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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
34,000 Ngangam Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 1.00 %   

Gangam in Benin

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Introduction / History
The Ngangam are a sudanic people in Northern Togo, who live south of the mountain zone of the Dapango region. Their center of economic and religious life is in Gando. They speak Ngangam. They are considered a part to the Bimoba people.

The Ngangam herd cattle and camel and are also subsistence agriculturalist. They grow millet, guinea corn, groundnuts, beans, pepper and potatoes. During the dry season they hunt for food.

They live in a compound, which housees the man and his wives and children and sometimes the man's sons and their children.

The Ngangam are a people proud of their heritage. They have resisted many forces of change to their cultural heritage as long as they could, but much of their traditional land has become game reserve.

Some Christian movements have begun among the Ngangam but the existing churches are very weak and in need of much growth before they become an indigenously structured body in Christ.

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Country: Benin
Continent: Africa
Region: West and Central Africa
10/40 Window: Yes
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Gangam
People Name General: Gangam
Alternate People Names:
DyeNgangan
ROP3 Code: 103199
Joshua Project People ID: 11817
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 34,000
Population all Countries: 102,000
Least-Reached: No
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster: Gur
People Name General: Gangam
Ethnic Code: NAB56a
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Language
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Primary Language: Ngangam (34,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): gng    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity10.00 %(Evangelical: 1.00 %)
Ethnic Religions80.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam10.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent12.00 %
Protestant15.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian3.00 %
Roman Catholic70.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have only a very small representation among all who claim to be Christians.
Least-Reached: No
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 2000-2007
New Testament:
2011Audio
Complete Bible: None Reported
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament (FCBH)
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Ngangam
Text / Printed MatterBible: Uwien ya Jɔtiefɛ̀nku ya gbɔnk ...
 
 
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Gangam in Benin

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