Fulani, Nigerian in Chad

Population

66,800

Christian

0.02%

Evangelical

0.01%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


Profile Source: Anonymous


Introduction / History

The 6-8 million Fulani of north central Nigeria are primarily cattle herders in the Savannah regions. They generally migrate between two locations, one for dry season and one for rainy season. They highly esteem their cattle and migrate to find grass and to avoid insects harmful to their cattle. They live in small family units in "wuro's" (compounds) away from other families. They practice a mixture of traditional religion and Islam. A type of Islam destructive to their culture is rapidly spreading among them.


What are Their Needs?

They have very limited access to much needed medical and veterinary treatment. They have very little access to schools or churches. They need missionaries willing to live among them, learning the language well, and presenting the gospel as well as meeting some of their basic needs mentioned above.




Profile Source: Anonymous

Expanded PDF Profile

People Name General Fulani, Nigerian
People Name in Country Fulani, Nigerian
Population in Chad 66,800
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Bororo, Bororro, Felatas, Fulbe, Nigerian, Igboro Fulani, Kano, Katsina-Bororo, Mbororo, Mbororro, Peul, Sokoto Fulani, Town Fulani, Western Fulani, Woodabe
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Fulani / Fulbe
People Name General Fulani, Nigerian
Ethnic Code NAB56c
Country Chad
Continent Africa
Region West and Central Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Location in Country Mayo-Kebbi Ouest region, Pala and Léré area; Chari-Baguirmi region, Baguirmi Department, Massenya Subprefecture; Hadjer Lamis region, Dagana Department, Massakory Subprefecture; Kanem region, Kanem Department, Rig-Rig Subprefecture. Nomadic Bororro travel

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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Fulfulde, Nigerian: Kano-katsina (Unknown)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Fulfulde, Nigerian: Kano-katsina
Largest Religion Islam
Buddhism
0.00%
Christianity
0.02%    ( Evangelical  0.01% )
Ethnic Religions
0.00%
Hinduism
0.00%
Islam
99.98%
Non-Religious
0.00%
Other / Small
0.00%
Unknown
0.00%
Christian Segments
Anglican
0.00%
Independent
0.00%
Protestant
0.00%
Orthodox
0.00%
Other Christian
100.00%
Roman Catholic
0.00%
Photo Source: Wilco and Berit Karin Vogelaar
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