Baiso in Ethiopia

Joshua Project has identified the Baiso only in Ethiopia

Population

7,560

Christian

Evangelical

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


Profile Source: Anonymous


Introduction / History

About a third of this small people group live on the western shore of Lake Abaya. The other two thirds live on the islands of Gidicho and Welege and use rafts of light wood to get to the main land. In the past they used to hunt hippos, now they fish, farm and weave. The Baiso intermarry with the Harro people.




Profile Source: Anonymous

Expanded PDF Profile

People Name General Baiso
People Name in Country Baiso
Population in Ethiopia 7,560
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Alkali, Bayso, Gidichi, Haruro
Affinity Bloc Horn of Africa Peoples
People Cluster Omotic
People Name General Baiso
Ethnic Code CMT33z
Country Ethiopia
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Location in Country Halfway between Soddo and Arba Minch, Merab Abaya area, Alge village (390); Gidicho Island, Baiso and Shigima villages (200); Welege Island on Lake Abaya (420), and west shore
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Baiso (7,600)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Baiso 7,600
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Translation Need Questionable
Category Resource
None reported  

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 63.00 %)
88.00 %
Ethnic Religions
12.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
80.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
20.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
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