Kantosi in Ghana

The Kantosi have only been reported in Ghana
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Introduction / History

The Kantosi people in Ghana are an unreached tribe in West Africa.


What Are Their Lives Like?

They are isolated from other tribes that do not want to associate with them.


What Are Their Beliefs?

Kantosi People in Ghana are largely Muslim, mixed with ethnic religion. They labor under domination of spirits, superstitions, and Islamic requirements that dominate every aspect of their lives. They know nothing of the living God who loves them and has provided for them to live in His sinless eternity.


What Are Their Needs?

This unreached people group does not have a translation of the Word of God, but some audio resources exist in their Kantosi language. Since English is used in Ghana, Kantosi people can understand it. Someone needs to teach them from the many English Bible resources that exist. No churches, and no outreach exists to tell them God's truth.


Prayer Points

Pray that loving, compassionate Muslim background believers will live among Kantosi people in Ghana, leading them to Christ and discipling them to reach their families. Pray that church plants will occur among Kantosi people that will reach other tribes, breaking down barriers among them. Pray for a spiritual hunger that will lead them to the cross.


Scripture Prayers for the Kantosi in Ghana.


References

https://www.tms-global.org/story-details/ministering-to-a-leastreached-people-group-in-northern-ghana


Profile Source:   Joshua Project  

People Name General Kantosi
People Name in Country Kantosi
Alternate Names Kantonsi; Yadasi
Population this Country 4,100
Population all Countries 4,100
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
People ID 12502
ROP3 Code 104594
ROP25 Code 303672
ROP25 Name Kantosi
Country Ghana
Region Africa, West and Central
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Upper East region: Sandema district; Navrongo, Bolgatonga, Nalerigu, and Kpaliwogo, near Wa.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Ghana
Region Africa, West and Central
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Upper East region: Sandema district; Navrongo, Bolgatonga, Nalerigu, and Kpaliwogo, near Wa..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 1.92 %)
2.00 %
Ethnic Religions
7.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
91.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Primary Language Kantosi (4,100 speakers)
Language Code xkt   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Unknown
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Kantosi (4,100 speakers)
Language Code xkt   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Kantosi

Primary Language:  Kantosi

Bible Translation Status:  Translation Started

Resource Type Resource Name Source
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching Global Recordings Network
Photo Source Sam Dunya (Bethany Gateways) 
Profile Source Joshua Project 
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Learn more.



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