Berber, Warain in Morocco


Joshua Project has identified the Berber, Warain only in Morocco

Population

297,000

Christian

Evangelical

0.00%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


Introduction

The name Berber comes from an Arabic name for the aboriginal people west and south of Egypt. Contrary to the romantic, popular image that portrays Berbers as nomadic people who cross the desert on camels, their main activity is sedentary agriculture. Nowadays, besides the traditional means of living, there is a new element which is part of the economy of Berber families, namely income from the large number of immigrants in Europe, especially in France.


Ministry Obstacles

Morocco is closed to Christian missionaries. Creative approaches to ministering to the Berbers are required.


Outreach Ideas

Gospel radio and recordings, and the Jesus film are available in the language of the Berbers. Literature and Scripture are often made available on the docks of southern Europe as these people who work in Europe go home for holidays.


Pray for the Followers of Christ

There are few if any believers among the Warain Berbers at present, but pray for those who will become believers. Pray that Christ may dwell in their hearts through faith.


Pray for the Entire People Group

Pray that the Berbers, mainly Christian before the 7th century, will once again know and follow Christ the Savior.


Profile Source:   Joshua Project  

People Name General Berber, Warain
People Name in Country Berber, Warain
Population in Morocco 297,000
World Population 297,000
Countries 1
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
Unengaged or Unknown Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Warain Berber
Affinity Bloc Arab World
People Cluster Berber-Shilha
People Name General Berber, Warain
Ethnic Code CMT32b
People ID 10805
Country Morocco
Region Middle East and North Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 44  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Middle Atlas, High Atlas, east High Atlas Mountains. 1,200,000 in rural areas between Taza, Khemisset, Azilal, Errachidia; 100,000 outside language area.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010
Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Tamazight, Central Atlas (297,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Tamazight, Central Atlas 297,000
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1919-1981)
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Format Resource
Audio Recordings Global Recordings
Audio Recordings Online scripture / Portions, NT
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Tamazight, Central Atlas
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.01 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
99.99 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
11.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
11.0 %
Roman Catholic
78.0 %
Photo Source: COMIBAM / Sepal  
Map Source: Joshua Project / Global Mapping International  
Profile Source: Joshua Project  
Data Sources: Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
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