Fulfulde, Fulani in Canada


Population
600
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
Progress Gauge

Introduction

In deciding which immigrants to admit from developing countries, Canada has favored those with a good education and professional skills. Even then, there are language barriers, and Fulani people who arrive in Canada are often under-employed because of a lack of English language skills.

Though they usually live a more prosperous life than they did in West Africa, Fulanis must adjust to many changes in Canada. Personal relationships are different. Many of them must adjust to having a spouse in a different continent, and living with a different set of social expectations. Africans assume that the group rises or falls together, but in the West they must adjust to an individualistic culture. Fulanis are among the largest people group in West Africa, but in Canada, they are small in number. They no longer have the dominant cultural position they enjoyed in places like Nigeria.


Ministry Obstacles

As folk Muslims, Fulani have a pragmatic view of the spirit world; you perform whatever ritual is needed to get your needs met. There is little or no loyalty to any given spirit being outside of what you can get from them. It is difficult for such people to understand that they must be completely loyal to Jesus Christ.


Outreach Ideas

Perhaps Canadian believers will commit to pray for the many Muslim people groups in their country, and will take steps to minister to them.


Pray for the Followers of Christ

There are some Fulani people who follow Christ in Canada. Pray that they will shine His light in such a way that other West Africans will be attracted to Him. Pray for a discipleship making movement among West Africans to form in Canada.


Pray for the Entire People Group

* Pray for Fulani leaders to have dreams and visions of the risen and victorious Christ that will lead them to follow Him and no other.
* Pray for a people movement to Christ among the Fulani.


Profile Source:   Keith Carey  
Expanded PDF Profile

People Name General Fulfulde
People Name in Country Fulfulde, Fulani
Population in Canada 600
World Population 560,600
Total Countries 3
Indigenous No
Least-Reached Yes
Progress Scale 1
Alternate Names Benin-Togo Fulani, Fula, Fulani, Fulfulde Benin-Togo, Peulh
People ID 11775
ROP3 Code 103080

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language: Fulfulde, Borgu (600 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: fue   Ethnologue Listing
Written: Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Fulfulde, Borgu (600 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: fue   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Fulfulde, Borgu

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes
New Testament Yes   (2010)
Complete Bible No
 
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
Forum of Bible Agencies
Gospel Go
World Bible Finder
World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Fulfulde, Borgu
Primary Religion: Islam

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
Unknown
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.30 %)
1.40 %
Ethnic Religions
Unknown
Hinduism
Unknown
Islam
98.60 %
Non-Religious
Unknown
Other / Small
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
Unknown
Independent
Unknown
Orthodox
Unknown
Other Christian
Unknown
Protestant
Unknown
Roman Catholic
Unknown
Photo Source: Jason Harral  
Profile Source: Keith Carey  
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