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Shona in Botswana

Shona

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
55,000 Shona Christianity 65.00 % 5.00 %   

Shona in Botswana

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Country: Botswana
Continent: Africa
Region: Africa, East and Southern
10/40 Window: No
Location in Country:Central district: north; North West district: northeast.
(Source: Ethnologue 2018)
   
 
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Linguistic Map:Ethnologue language map
 
  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Shona
People Name General: Shona
Alternate People Names:
Central ShonaChishanga
GobaKaranga
KorekoreNorthern Shona
Rozwi
ROP3 Code: 108959
Joshua Project People ID: 14917
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 55,000
Population all Countries: 1,199,000
Least-Reached: No
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster: Bantu, Shona
People Name General: Shona
Ethnic Code: NAB57l
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Shona
Language Code (ISO): sna    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Sub-division:Independent
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity65.00 %(Evangelical: 5.00 %)
Ethnic Religions35.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent60.00 %
Protestant12.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian20.00 %
Roman Catholic8.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have a modest presence.
Least-Reached: No
GSEC Status:Level 2   Less than 2% Evangelical. Initial (localized) church planting within past 2 years
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1897-1994
New Testament:
1907Audio
Complete Bible: 1949-2007
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
 World Bible Finder
 World Christian Resource Directory
 Gospel Go
 
 
Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament - Union Shona(FCBH)
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament - Zimbabwe Bible So ...
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Audio RecordingsStoryRunners Oral Bible Stories
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Shona
Film / VideoMagdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / VideoWalk with Jesus (Africa, JF Project)
GeneralBible Visuals
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGod's Simple Plan
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
Text / Printed MatterBible: Biblica Shona
Text / Printed MatterEasyBibles
Text / Printed MatterOnline Bible Text (Scripture Earth)
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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Shona in Botswana

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