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Tumbuka in Zimbabwe

Tumbuka

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
16,000 Tumbuka Christianity 89.00 % 5.00 %   

Tumbuka in Zimbabwe

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Introduction / History
The Tumbuka or Phoka is a small group of people originally from around the Nyika Plateau of the northern Malawi.

Where are they located?
Currently, they have spread to Zambia, but they are mostly found between the Nkhamanga Kingdom of Rumphi on the south, Tonga on the east and Ngonde on the North.

What are their lives like?
Basically they are a quiet people who depend on subsistence farming and hunting.

What are their beliefs?
Originally they believed mostly in magic and witchcraft, but with the coming of civilization that has changed. Today many are Christians.

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Country: Zimbabwe
Continent: Africa
Region: Africa, East and Southern
10/40 Window: No
   
 
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Linguistic Map:Ethnologue language map
 
  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Tumbuka
People Name General: Tumbuka
Alternate People Names:
MomberaPhoka
ROP3 Code: 110273
Joshua Project People ID: 15634
Indigenous: No
Population in Country: 16,000
Population all Countries: 3,274,000
Least-Reached: No
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster: Bantu, Chewa-Sena
People Name General: Tumbuka
Ethnic Code: NAB57b
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Language
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Primary Language: Tumbuka (16,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): tum    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Sub-division:Independent
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity89.00 %(Evangelical: 5.00 %)
Ethnic Religions10.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small1.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent50.00 %
Protestant40.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic10.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have a modest presence.
Least-Reached: No
GSEC Status:Level 1   Less than 2% Evangelical. Some evangelical resources available, but no active church planting within past 2 years
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1904-1994
New Testament:
1911-2003Audio
Complete Bible: 1957-2017
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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 World Christian Resource Directory
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament (FCBH)
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Tumbuka
Text / Printed MatterBible: Tumbuka
Text / Printed MatterEasyBibles
Text / Printed MatterEasyBibles
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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Tumbuka in Zimbabwe

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