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Soga, Basoga in Uganda

Soga, Basoga

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
3,663,000 Soga Christianity 84.00 % 43.00 %   

Soga, Basoga in Uganda

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Introduction / History
The Balamogi and Basiki live in Eastern Uganda, south of Lake Kyoga. They are clans of the second largest people group in Uganda, the Basoga, and speak the Lusoga language varieties of Lulamogi and Lusiki.

The Balamogi and Basiki are predominantly subsistence farmers growing millet, maize, sweet potatoes, rice and cassava. Cash crops include rice, cotton, watermelon, groundnuts and coffee. The Basiki and Balamogi also rear animals such as cattle, goats and chickens on a small scale.

The Roman Catholic and Anglican churches are predominate in the Balamogi and Basiki areas. There are also many Pentecostal churches and a few Baptist and Seventh Day Adventist churches. The Balamogi and Basiki have been evangelized with the Gospel but their response has mainly been nominal. Many profess to be Christians but in practice continue to mix traditional religions and do not have a meaningful relationship with Christ.

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Country: Uganda
Continent: Africa
Region: Africa, East and Southern
10/40 Window: No
Location in Country:Bugiri Mayuge, Buyende, Iganga, Jinja, Kamuli, Luuka, and Namayingo districts; between lakes Victoria and Kyoga. Lulamogi dialect: Kaliro district; Lusiginyi and Lukono dialects: Namutumba district.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
   
 
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People Name in Country: Soga, Basoga
People Name General: Soga, Basoga
Alternate People Names:
Tenga
ROP3 Code: 109374
Joshua Project People ID: 14972
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 3,663,000
Population all Countries: 3,668,000
Least-Reached: No
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster: Bantu, Central-Lakes
People Name General: Soga, Basoga
Ethnic Code: NAB57d
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Language
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Primary Language: Soga (3,663,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): xog    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Sub-division:Roman Catholic
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity84.00 %(Evangelical: 43.00 %)
Ethnic Religions1.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam15.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican30.00 %
Independent10.00 %
Protestant5.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic55.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have a significant presence.
Least-Reached: No
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: 1896-2011
New Testament:
1999Audio
Complete Bible: 2015
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament (FCBH)
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Soga
Text / Printed MatterBible: Soga
 
 
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