Kotoko, Mser in Chad





Largest Religion

Main Language


Where Are they Located?

The Mser people live in the northern part of Cameroon. Six Mser villages exist in Cameroon, and four are in Chad. While some Mser people live in the town of Kousseri, most live in villages. These villages may not be accessible during rainy season. The survey team visited only one Mser village in Cameroon, so the situation in the other villages is unknown.

What Are Their Lives Like?

Traditionally, village chiefs and Sultans rule over them. The Mser language is one of the Kotoko languages. They refer to their own language as simply Kotoko. The Mser language is not written. An SIL team working in another Kotoko language is providing training in Orthography, Grammar, and Literacy so that the Mser can begin to develop their own language.

What Are Their Beliefs?

Islam dominates as the primary religion. Whether or not there are Mser Christians is unknown.

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Global Prayer Digest: 2008-02-22
People Name General Kotoko, Mser
People Name in Country Kotoko, Mser
Population in Chad 2,300
World Population 2,900
Countries 2
Progress Scale 1.2
Least-Reached Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Kalo, Kuseri, Mser
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Chadic
People Name General Kotoko, Mser
Ethnic Code NAB60b
People ID 12814
Country Chad
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Town of N'Djaména, Cameroon border near N'Djaména.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010
Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Mser (2,300)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Mser 2,300
For Primary Language: Mser

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Translation Need Questionable
Resource Format
None reported  
Primary Religion: Islam

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.10 %)
0.20 %
Ethnic Religions
4.80 %
0.00 %
95.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
0.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
80.0 %
Roman Catholic
20.0 %
Map Source: Joshua Project / Global Mapping International  
Profile Source: Anonymous  
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