Tsamai in Ethiopia

Joshua Project has identified the Tsamai only in Ethiopia

Population

24,800

Christian

2.0%

Evangelical

1.5%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


Profile Source: MANI


Introduction / History

The Tsamai are a people group that live in the plain of the Weyt'o River. They may have been part of the Konso people and because of the raids from the Borana, had crossed the Sagan River to settle among the Banna and Dime and intermingled with them. They are neighbored by the Hamar and Banna, with whom they have built a strong alliance, on the west and south west, by the Arbore on the south, by the Gawada and Kerkert on the east and by the Maale on the north. They are cultivators as well as keep livestock. They grow sorghum and maize. They use the hoe to cultivate the land. Their administrative and trade center is the Weyto town. The Tsamako are predominantly followers of their ethnic religion which believes that the male and female star created the world.


Prayer Points

* Pray that the Lord will open the hearts of the Tsamai to hear the gospel and be followers of Christ.
* Ask God to raise laborers, especially from among the Konso, who are related to the Tsemai and have a good relationship with them, who will work to reach and intercede for the Tsamai.



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Country Ethiopia
Continent Africa
Region East and Southern Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Location in Country Omo region, lowlands west of Lake Chamo
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People Name General Tsamai
People Name in Country Tsamai
ROP3 Code 110207
Joshua Project People ID 15589
Indigenous Yes
Population in Ethiopia 24,800
Least-Reached Yes
Alternate Names for People Group Kule), Shanqilla, Tsamako,
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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Tsamai 24,755
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Affinity Bloc Horn of Africa Peoples
People Cluster Omotic
People Name General Tsamai
Ethnic Code CMT33d
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Largest Religion Ethnic Religions
Buddhism
0.00%
Christianity
2.0%    ( Evangelical  1.5% )
Ethnic Religions
98.00%
Hinduism
0.00%
Islam
0.00%
Non-Religious
0.00%
Other / Small
0.00%
Unknown
0.00%
Christian Segments
Anglican
0.00%
Independent
20.00%
Protestant
20.00%
Orthodox
60.00%
Other Christian
0.00%
Roman Catholic
0.00%
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Map Source: Bryan Nicholson / cartoMission
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