Gadang in Chad

Joshua Project has identified the Gadang only in Chad





Largest Religion

Main Language


Introduction / History

As the sun begins to lower itself in the sky, silence falls over a small gathering of people in the village. The man they are watching is seated on a grass mat surrounded by stones. Small, black stones are arranged in a spiral, winding around the man who sits still with his ear bent to the voice of nature. He is listening for the spirits to give him an answer. Perhaps the answer he searches for is in regards to the famine, a sick family member, or something else of importance to the needy people around him.

Along the Chari River in the dry grasslands of Chad, live the Gadang people. They are a people group characterized by their numerous needs. Education is minimal, clean water is scarce, medical help is inconsistent, and Gadang hands never seem to rest from their labor; the people are often weary and hungry.

Above all, Gadang people have been starved of the True Nourishment they need, because the Gospel of Christ has never been shown to them. Jesus made it a habit to meet the physical needs of people in order to meet the spiritual needs, and this is the way the Gospel must be shared with the Gadang. Pray earnestly that the Lord will raise up people to live among the Gadang and help meet their physical needs, as well as introduce them to the One who can satisfy their spiritual hunger.

Profile Source:   Anonymous  

Expanded PDF Profile

People Name General Gadang
People Name in Country Gadang
Population in Chad 5,800
World Population 5,800
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.1
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Chadic
People Name General Gadang
Ethnic Code NAB60b
People ID 11792
Country Chad
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Chari-Baguirmi region, Loug-Chari Department, Bousso Subprefecture, southeast of Bousso, along N'Djaména-Sarh road, between Mogo and Mbarlé; Somrai region.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010
Languages & Dialects on file:  2  (up to 20 largest shown)
Ga'dang Gadang
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Ga'dang Gadang
For Primary Language: Gadang

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions No
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
None reported  
Primary Religion: Islam

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 5.00 %)
7.00 %
Ethnic Religions
18.00 %
0.00 %
75.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
5.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
5.0 %
90.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
Map Source: Anonymous  
Profile Source: Anonymous  
Data Sources: Data is compiled from various sources. Read more

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