Ron in Nigeria

Joshua Project has identified the Ron only in Nigeria

Population

197,000

Christian

Evangelical

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


Profile Source: Anonymous


Where are they Located?

The Lis ma Ron people live approximately 30 miles due south of the city of Jos and 99 miles due east of the capital, Abuja. They farm their land, raising what their families need. The closely related Kulere-speaking people live nearby.


What are Their Lives Like?

In recent years, Hausa and western cultures have crept into the lifestyles of the Lis ma Ron people, a part of the Ron ethnic group. But the adults are very interested in preserving their culture and promoting their language.


What are Their Beliefs?

Christian workers brought the Gospel to the Lis ma Ron area in the past century. As a result, about half of the population follows Christ. Three denominations currently work among the Lis ma Ron. But some Lis ma Ron speakers practice African traditional religion, and growing numbers are following another major faith.

The Lis ma Ron people are very motivated to resist pressure from the other religion and to strengthen the church. Until now, local churches have used Scripture in another language. Having access to God’s Word in the language they speak every day will allow for greater impact in discipleship. It will also help the community preserve their language, promote unity among them as a people and give them tools for evangelism.




Profile Source: Anonymous

Expanded PDF Profile

People Name General Ron
People Name in Country Ron
Population in Nigeria 197,000
Progress Scale 3.1
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Bokkos
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Chadic
People Name General Ron
Ethnic Code NAB60b
Country Nigeria
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Location in Country Plateau state, Bokkos, Barakin-Ladi, and Mangu LGAs
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Ron (197,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Ron 197,000
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (2009-2012)
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Category Resource
Audio Recordings Global Recordings
Film / Video Jesus Film
Scripture The Seed Company Translation Project

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 4.00 %)
30.00 %
Ethnic Religions
50.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
20.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
30.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
70.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
Map Source: Anonymous
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