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Negedbeher, Weyto in Ethiopia

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
2,200 Amharic Islam 4.40 % 0.67 %   

Negedbeher, Weyto in Ethiopia

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Introduction / History
Traditionally they were either hippopotamus hunters or leather workers. These two professions gave them low status in the social hierarchy. They were not as low as slaves. They once had their own language, but now they speak the main language of Ethiopia, Amharic.

Where are they located?
The Weyto people live only in Ethiopia.

What are their lives like?
Most of the people of rural Ethiopia either farm or herd livestock.

What are their beliefs?
The Weyto people are Muslims. They adhere to the basics of Islam, but on a day to day basis, they depend on the spirit world for their needs. There are some who are considered Christian, but most likely they also depend on the spirit world more than Jesus Christ.

What are their needs?
Like most other people groups in this part of the world the Weyto people need running potable water and electricity. If those two needs were met, they would have all kinds of doors opening for them.

Prayer Points
Weyto people need a spiritual hunger that will drive them to find their Savior.
Missionaries need to go to them to help with their physical and spiritual needs.
There needs to be a Disciple-Making movement among the Weyto people so that all of them can have an adequate chance to respond to the gospel of Jesus Christ.


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Country: Ethiopia
Continent: Africa
Region: Africa, East and Southern
Persecution Rank:39 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Location in Country:North central, Amhara region; Addis Ababa
(Source: Ethnologue 2010)
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Linguistic Map:Ethnologue language map
  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Negedbeher, Weyto
People Name General: Negedbeher, Weyto
ROP3 Code: 110818
Joshua Project People ID: 15394
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 2,200
Population all Countries: 2,200
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: Horn of Africa Peoples
People Cluster: Ethio-Semitic
People Name General: Negedbeher, Weyto
Ethnic Code: NAB62z
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Amharic (2,200 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): amh    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity4.40 %(Evangelical: 0.67 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam95.60 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant0.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
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
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1824-1988
New Testament:
Complete Bible: 1840-2014
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching
Audio RecordingsOnline Audio Scripture
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament
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Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio
Film / VideoGod's Story video
Film / Video / Animation
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Amharic
Film / VideoLUMO film of Gospels
Film / VideoMagdalena video
Film / VideoMy Last Day video, anime
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children
Film / VideoWorld Christian Videos
GeneralBible for Children
GeneralBiblical answers to your questions
GeneralGospel resources links
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Text / Printed MatterBible Gateway scripture
Text / Printed MatterBible: Amharic
Text / Printed MatterChildren and youth resources
Text / Printed MatterJesus Messiah comic book
Text / Printed MatterLove letter to you from scripture
Text / Printed MatterTools for faith conversations
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Negedbeher, Weyto in Ethiopia

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      Negedbeher, Weyto Ethiopia    
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