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Baga Fore, Black Baga in Guinea

Baga Fore, Black Baga

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
9,900 Mbulungish Islam 0.15 % 0.03 % No No   

Baga Fore, Black Baga in Guinea

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Introduction / History
As time goes on, people groups change, and this is also true of the Baga Fore, or Bagafore people of Guinea. They are in the process of being assimilated into the Susu people.

Where are they located?
Bagafore people live in the West African nation of Guinea.

What are their lives like?
The Baga Fore people (better known as the Bagafore), are primarily rice farmers.

What are their beliefs?
The Bagafore people have been animists in the past, making offerings to their ancestral and other spirits. But now they are becoming more Islamized, especially as their men marry Muslim women.

What are their needs?
Bagafore people need running potable water and electricity in their communities.

Prayer Points
Pray that the Bagafore people in Guinea will have adequate potable water and electricity.
Pray for their children to have good schools so they can excel in the years to come.
Pray for a Disciple-Making movement to emerge among the Baga Fore people in Guinea.
* Pray for the availability of the Jesus Film in the primary language of this people.


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Global Prayer Digest: 2009-02-12
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Country: Guinea
Continent: Africa
Region: Africa, West and Central
10/40 Window: Yes
Location in Country:Boké region: Boke prefecture, Kanfarande subprefecture, coast north of Nunez river, 22 villages.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
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Linguistic Map:Ethnologue language map
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People Name in Country: Baga Fore, Black Baga
People Name General: Baga Fore, Black Baga
Alternate People Names:
Baga ForeBlack Baga
ROP3 Code: 111205
Joshua Project People ID: 16116
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 9,900
Population all Countries: 9,900
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster: Atlantic
People Name General: Baga Fore, Black Baga
Ethnic Code: NAB56c
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Mbulungish
Language Code (ISO): mbv    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Susu (Unknown)
Total Languages: 2
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity0.15 %(Evangelical: 0.03 %)
Ethnic Religions10.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam89.85 % 
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: Yes
New Testament:
Complete Bible: None Reported
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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 World Christian Resource Directory
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Baga Fore, Black Baga in Guinea

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People Cluster
    Atlantic     Africa, West and Central    
      Baga Fore, Black Baga Guinea    
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      Islam     Mbulungish  
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