Fulakunda, Halpulaar in Mauritania


Population
46,000
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
Progress Gauge

Introduction / History

Various sub-tribes have moved in from Senegal to the south and Mali to the east over the last few centuries. They are now numerous in southern Mauritania in the Senegal River valley. Mostly in the Senegal River valley along the borders with Senegal and Mali.


What Are Their Lives Like?

Men are semi-nomadic while women tend to stay in the villages, although villages may be moved in the annual rainy season. Many are now joining the exodus to the larger towns and cities.


What Are Their Beliefs?

Generally Sufi Islam, some Sunni. They still hold to many traditional practices of healing, fortune-telling, cursing, blessing etc. Strong beliefs in evil spirits and sorcerors who try to control them.


What Are Their Needs?

Ability to adapt to changing population, drying land, agricultural and pastoral practises. The region is facing big problems with rising food prices. They often find it hard to live in towns and take more 'modern' work.


Prayer Points

* For the spread of the Gospel by word of mouth.
* For Jesus' power to be seen to counter occult power.
* For tiny but emerging fellowships of Jesus followers


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

Prayer Links:
Global Prayer Digest: 2014-02-17
People Name General Fulakunda
People Name in Country Fulakunda, Halpulaar
Population in Mauritania 46,000
World Population 2,773,100
Total Countries 5
Indigenous Yes
Least-Reached Yes
Progress Scale 1
Alternate Names Fouta Toro, Fula, Fula Cunda, Fula Macina, Fula Toro, Fulacounda, Fulbe Fula Toro, Peuhl, Peul, Pulaar, Toucouleur, Tukulor
People ID 11772

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language: Pulaar (46,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: fuc   Ethnologue Listing
Written: Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Primary Dialect: Fulacunda
Dialect Code: 327   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Pulaar (46,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: fuc   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect: Fulacunda
Dialect Code: 327   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Pulaar

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1982-1993)
New Testament Yes   (1997)
Complete Bible No
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Pulaar
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video More Than Dreams (Indigitube.tv)
Primary Religion: Islam

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.06 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
99.94 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
20.0 %
Roman Catholic
80.0 %
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Profile Source: Anonymous  
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