Ndogo in Congo, Democratic Republic of

Population

5,560

Christian

69.0%

Evangelical

2.0%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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Introduction / History

The Ndogo migrated from what is today the Central Africa Republic around the 10th century AD. As they migrated, they came into conflict with the Azande who forced the Ndogo further north into their present homeland in south Sudan, west of Wau. The Ndogo culture and way of life is now threatened since the civil war in 1986 caused the migration of many of them into towns like Wau, Juba and Khartoum. The urban population has risen from 20-25% (before 1986) to around 70%. It is estimated that 30% have left their farmlands for the forests since the civil war.

The Ndogo were originally agriculturalists. They are hard workers and value self-sufficiency. Apart from farming they value skilled labor tasks such as carpentry and blacksmithing.

Ndogo has become a prestigious language. Its trade language status and its general use have been encouraged by the early translation work of the Roman Catholic Church. Education in the Ndogo language was also made possible by this work.




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Expanded PDF Profile

People Name General Ndogo
People Name in Country Ndogo
Population in Congo, Democratic Republic of 5,560
Progress Scale 2.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Gbaya-Ndogo
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Adamawa-Ubangi
People Name General Ndogo
Ethnic Code NAB66c

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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Ndogo (5,600)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Ndogo 5,600
Category Resource
Audio Recordings Global Recordings
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Largest Religion Christianity
Buddhism
0.00%
Christianity
69%    ( Evangelical  2.0% )
Ethnic Religions
25.00%
Hinduism
0.00%
Islam
6.00%
Non-Religious
0.00%
Other / Small
0.00%
Unknown
0.00%
Christian Segments
Anglican
0.00%
Independent
12.00%
Protestant
5.00%
Orthodox
0.00%
Other Christian
20.00%
Roman Catholic
63.00%
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