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Yasa, Bongwe in Equatorial Guinea



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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
1,200 Yasa Christianity 88.00 % 6.00 % No No   

Yasa, Bongwe in Equatorial Guinea

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Introduction / History
Yasa villages are located predominantly along the coastal plains. Most are fishermen. Women grow cassava and other staples to supplement their diet. Plantains and wild fruit are in abundance when in season.

The living fearing the dead — that's what outsiders would conclude from the elaborate tombstones and explicit memorials surrounding older, plainer homes in a Yasa village. And the outsiders would be right, especially if they learn that these poor fisherman sometimes pay thousands of dollars to bury a loved one.

What are their beliefs?
Church is primarily a social gathering place. Clergy sometimes perform exorcisms or other rituals to help protect believers from the evil spirits they so deeply fear. Few church members understand Christ's work on the cross, and fewer still embrace the freedom and peace implicit in a relationship with the living Savior. Until now, churches have always used another language.

Through Oral Bible Storytelling (OBS), the Yasa will be able to impact their people immediately, without waiting until the orthography is complete.

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Country: Equatorial Guinea
Continent: Africa
Region: Africa, West and Central
10/40 Window: No
Location in Country:Litoral province: Edjabe village.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Yasa, Bongwe
People Name General: Yasa
Alternate People Names:
BongweMaasa
YasingYassa
ROP3 Code: 110993
Joshua Project People ID: 15998
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 1,200
Population all Countries: 7,000
Least-Reached: No
Engagement Status:Unengaged (per Finishing the Task)
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster: Bantu, Northwest
People Name General: Yasa
Ethnic Code: NAB57k
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Language
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Primary Language: Yasa (1,200 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): yko    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Sub-division:Roman Catholic
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity88.00 %(Evangelical: 6.00 %)
Ethnic Religions12.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent10.00 %
Protestant10.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic80.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have a modest presence.
Least-Reached: No
Engagement Status:Unengaged (per Finishing the Task)
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: 2017-2019
New Testament: None Reported
Complete Bible: None Reported
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
 World Bible Finder
 World Christian Resource Directory
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Ministry Resources [7]
None Reported
 
 
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Yasa, Bongwe in Equatorial Guinea

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