Nzime in Congo, Republic of the

Population

2,290

Christian

93.0%

Evangelical

7.0%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


Profile Source: Keith Beavon


Introduction / History

They are subsistence farmers and trappers. They live on very little income, which mainly comes from selling animals they trap. They have a low standard of health and educational levels are equally low.


Where are they Located?

South of Djaposten, going to the Dja River south of Lomie. They are found in many small villages along seasonally-passable roads.


What are Their Beliefs?

They are nominally monotheistic, but functionally politheistic, since they consider that God is distant and that the important sources of blessings and curses are their living relatives.


What are Their Needs?

They have the Word of God but need to learn to read it and meditate upon it.


Prayer Points

They need to be delivered from:
1. fear of sorcery
2. an inherited blood covenant binding them to the Baka pygmies
3. a desire to resist the mandate to exercise dominion over the animals (which they do not domesticate in the usual sense)
4. a desire to avoid tending the earth in order to raise crops
5. alcoholism.



Profile Source: Keith Beavon

People Name General Nzime
People Name in Country Nzime
Population in Congo, Republic of the 2,290
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Bajwee, Djimu, Dzem, Ndjem, Zimu
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Bantu, Northwest
People Name General Nzime
Ethnic Code NAB57k

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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Koonzime: Nzime (2,300)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Koonzime: Nzime 2,300
Category Resource
Audio Recordings Global Recordings
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Largest Religion Christianity
Buddhism
0.00%
Christianity
93%    ( Evangelical  7% )
Ethnic Religions
7.00%
Hinduism
0.00%
Islam
0.00%
Non-Religious
0.00%
Other / Small
0.00%
Unknown
0.00%
Christian Segments
Anglican
0.00%
Independent
15.00%
Protestant
15.00%
Orthodox
0.00%
Other Christian
20.00%
Roman Catholic
50.00%
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