Fulakunda in Guinea



Population

5,690

Christian

Evangelical

0.00%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


Introduction / History

Various sub-tribes have moved in from Senegal to the south and Mali to the east over the last few centuries. They are now numerous in southern Mauritania in the Senegal River valley. Mostly in the Senegal River valley along the borders with Senegal and Mali.


What are Their Lives Like?

Men are semi-nomadic while women tend to stay in the villages, although villages may be moved in the annual rainy season. Many are now joining the exodus to the larger towns and cities.


What are Their Beliefs?

Generally Sufi Islam, some Sunni. They still hold to many traditional practices of healing, fortune-telling, cursing, blessing etc. Strong beliefs in evil spirits and sorcerors who try to control them.


What are Their Needs?

Ability to adapt to changing population, drying land, agricultural and pastoral practises. The region is facing big problems with rising food prices. They often find it hard to live in towns and take more 'modern' work.


Prayer Points

* For the spread of the Gospel by word of mouth.
* For Jesus' power to be seen to counter occult power.
* For tiny but emerging fellowships of Jesus followers


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Fulakunda
People Name in Country Fulakunda
Population in Guinea 5,700
World Population 2,604,000
Countries 5
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
Unengaged or Unknown Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Fouta Toro, Fula, Fula Cunda, Fula Macina, Fula Toro, Fulacounda, Fulbe Fula Toro, Peuhl, Peul, Pulaar, Toucouleur, Tukulor
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Fulani / Fulbe
People Name General Fulakunda
Ethnic Code NAB56c
People ID 11772
Country Guinea
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Dinguiray (Pulaar), 1 village; near Sareboido, a few villages.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Pulaar: Fulacunda (5,700)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Pulaar: Fulacunda 5,700
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1982-1993)
New Testament Yes   (1997)
Complete Bible No
Audio Bible Online
Format Resource
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Pulaar
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.03 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
99.97 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
100.0 %
Protestant
0.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
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Profile Source: Anonymous  
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