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Jotoni in Mali


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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
18,000 Jowulu Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 0.40 % No No   

Jotoni in Mali

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The Jotoni of Mali are a small tribe, speaking the Jowulu language, Bambara and French. Conditions in Mali are often harsh, with GNP of only $800 per person. Mali's subsistence agricultural economy is often devastated by drought, famine, desertification and locust plagues. The country has freedom of religion, in spite of the large Muslim majority. The Jotoni tribe is animistic.

Ministry Obstacles
The land of the Jotoni is not hospitable to outsiders, conditions are often harsh.

Outreach Ideas
Perhaps the many Christian believers in lands to the south of Mali will be burdened for the tribes of Mali. Pray for this, and that they won't overlook the small Jotoni tribe.

Pray for the followers of Christ
There may be no believers in Jesus among the Jotoni tribe at present, but pray for those the Lord will soon lead to himself. Pray they will be completely humble and gentle toward one another.

Pray for the entire people group
Pray the Jotoni tribe will be able to provide for their families, with clean water, sufficient food and shelter, and schools for their children.

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Global Prayer Digest: 2012-02-13
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Country: Mali
Continent: Africa
Region: Africa, West and Central
Persecution Rank:24 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Location in Country:Sikasso region: Kadiolo circle, Loulouni commune, 12 villages on Burkina Faso border.
(Source: Ethnologue 2018)
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Linguistic Map:Ethnologue language map
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People Name in Country: Jotoni
People Name General: Jotoni
Alternate People Names:
Jori Jowulu
ROP3 Code: 104305
Joshua Project People ID: 12370
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 18,000
Population all Countries: 20,000
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster: Malinke
People Name General: Jotoni
Ethnic Code: NAB63z
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Jowulu (18,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): jow    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity2.00 %(Evangelical: 0.40 %)
Ethnic Religions98.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent5.00 %
Protestant10.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian5.00 %
Roman Catholic80.00 %
(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
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: 2004
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]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
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Jotoni in Mali

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  Affinity Bloc             Global  
People Cluster
    Malinke     Africa, West and Central    
      Jotoni Mali    
            People-by-Country (Profile)          
            Jotoni in Mali          
      Religion Language  
      Ethnic Religions     Jowulu  
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