Ntrubo in Ghana

Population

14,000

Christian

90%

Evangelical

18%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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Introduction / History

Delo is the language of the Ntrubo people. They are located in a group of villages in the south-east corner of Nkwanta district, Volta Region, east and northeast of Dambai and reaching over into Togo. The chief town of the area is Brewaniase, and the area covers about two-hundred square kilometers. The people farm crops of cassava, maize, cocoyam and plantain. They live in compounds that are built about twenty meters apart. They often migrate to towns such as Hohoe, Accra, and Kumasi in search of jobs and further education.

The Ntrubo are said to come from Atakpame in Togo, but they do not know the date of their migration. They have cultural as well as linguistic affinities with the Achode and the Adele.

Christianity was first introduced in the 1950's with the post war spread of mission schools. Most people with any elementary education would say that they are Roman Catholics or Evangelical Presbyterians. The Pentecostal and Charismatic churches entered the area in the 1960's and 70's respectively. Sadly many church members still continue to practice the traditional religion. Farmers find church going a waste of time, and many are also put off by the insistence on monogamy.




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Country Ghana
Continent Africa
Region West and Central Africa
10/40 Window No
Location in Country East central border with Togo. The paramount chief is at Brewaniase, 35 km south of Nkwanta
People Group Map Ntrubo in Ghana PDF Version



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People Name General Ntrubo
People Name in Country Ntrubo
ROP3 Code 107488
Joshua Project People ID 14051
Indigenous Yes
Population in Ghana 14,000
Least-Reached No
Alternate Names for People Group Dilose, Ntribu,
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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Delo: Ntrubo 13,977
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Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Guinean
People Name General Ntrubo
Ethnic Code NAB59b
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Largest Religion Christianity
Buddhism
0.00%
Christianity
90%    ( Evangelical  18% )
Ethnic Religions
6.00%
Hinduism
0.00%
Islam
4.00%
Non-Religious
0.00%
Other / Small
0.00%
Unknown
0.00%
Christian Segments
Anglican
0.00%
Independent
70.00%
Protestant
10.00%
Orthodox
0.00%
Other Christian
0.00%
Roman Catholic
20.00%
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