Ica in Benin

The Ica have only been reported in Benin
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Introduction / History

The Ica, also known as Isha, are a small Yoruba subgroup. Unlike the Yoruba, who mainly live in Nigeria, the Ica are in Benin.


What Are Their Lives Like?

About two-thirds of the Ica are farmers. They grow peanuts, yams, corn, cassava, peppers, sesame, cashews, cospeas, soybeans, peas, pigeonpeas, fruits and cotton.


What Are Their Beliefs?

The Ica adhere to traditional religion, but they do have a Christian presence as well.


What Are Their Needs?

The Ica people need local medical facilities.


Prayer Points

Pray for Ica disciples who will make more disciples.
Pray for spiritual hunger that will drive the Ica people to seek and find the only savior.
Pray for an abundant crop for Ica farmers this year as a testimony of his power and goodness.


Scripture Prayers for the Ica in Benin.


References

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isha_people


Profile Source:   Joshua Project  

People Name General Ica
People Name in Country Ica
Alternate Names Arhuaco
Population this Country 130,000
Population all Countries 130,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 2
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
People ID 12173
ROP3 Code 103941
ROP25 Code 303136
ROP25 Name Ica
Country Benin
Region Africa, West and Central
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Collines department: northwest Bante commune; Donga Department; southern border scattered areas.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Benin
Region Africa, West and Central
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Collines department: northwest Bante commune; Donga Department; southern border scattered areas..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.30 %)
6.00 %
Ethnic Religions
94.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Primary Language Ede Ica (130,000 speakers)
Language Code ica   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Ica
Dialect Code 10778   Global Recordings Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Ede Ica (130,000 speakers)
Language Code ica   Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect Ica
Dialect Code 10778   Global Recordings Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Ede Ica

Primary Language:  Ede Ica

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes
Bible-New Testament No
Bible-Complete No
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Resource Type Resource Name Source
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching Global Recordings Network
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Profile Source Joshua Project 
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