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Mantsi in Vietnam

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
1,300 Mantsi Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 1.00 % No No   

Mantsi in Vietnam

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Introduction / History
Mantsi is a language that is part of the Lolo-Burmese cluster of languages. It is a language more than a people group.

Where are they located?
All Mantsi speakers live in Vietnam.

What are their lives like?
Like all peoples in this region, the Mantsi speakers farm and raise livestock.

What are their beliefs?
They are involved with traditional animistic religion, which means they appease spirits. If they gain the favor of the spirits, things will go well for them. If they gain the wrath of the spirits, they will face misfortune.

What are their needs?
The Mantsi speaking people need to come under the protection of the God of the Universe who will gladly give them shelter under His wings.

Prayer Points
Pray for believers to produce songs and skits in this language and share them with others who do not follow the Lord.
Pray for the Mantsi speakers to have dreams and visions that will lead them to Jesus Christ.
Pray for Mantsi leaders to have encounters with the living Christ, and encourage others to seek and find Him.
Pray for a disciple making movement that will transform Mantsi speaking communities into the likeness of Christ.
* Pray for translation of the Bible to begin in this people group's primary language.
* Pray for the availability of the Jesus Film in the primary language of this people.
* Pray for Gospel messages to become available in audio format for this people group.


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Country: Vietnam
Continent: Asia
Region: Asia, Southeast
Persecution Rank:25 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Location in Country:Ha Giang province, Meo Vac and Dong Van districts; also Cao Bang province.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
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Ethnolinguistic Map:University of Texas or other map
Linguistic Map:Ethnologue language map
  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Mantsi
People Name General: Mantsi
Alternate People Names:
Lô Lô
ROP3 Code: 115547
Joshua Project People ID: 19583
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 1,300
Population all Countries: 1,300
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: Tibetan-Himalayan Peoples
People Cluster: Tibeto-Burman, other
People Name General: Mantsi
Ethnic Code: MSY50
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Mantsi (1,300 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): nty    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religions:
Christianity4.00 %(Evangelical: 1.00 %)
Ethnic Religions96.00 % 
Other / SmallUnknown 
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: Help start a Bible Translation
New Testament: None Reported
Complete Bible: None Reported
Ministry Resources [7]
None Reported
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Mantsi in Vietnam

Global                 Global
  Affinity Bloc             Global  
People Cluster
    Tibeto-Burman, other     Asia, Southeast    
      Mantsi Vietnam    
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            Mantsi in Vietnam          
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      Ethnic Religions     Mantsi  
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