Koti in Mozambique

Joshua Project has identified the Koti only in Mozambique
Population
141,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge

Introduction / History

They don't share the same language as neighboring groups, although many of them can use Makhuwa in the main villages for communication and trade. There are cultural similarities with some differences in rituals and family customs. There are only some differences in the way the local traditional leadership is organized. A "Regulo" is the traditional local leader.


Where Are they Located?

They live in the Angoche District and in the coastal area of the Angoche Island. There is also one community in the city of Nampula.


What Are Their Lives Like?

Their subsistence activities are agriculture, trading and fishing.


What Are Their Beliefs?

The majority are Muslim and a minority are Christian. There is no syncretism between Islam and Christianity, although both of them are mixed with animistic beliefs.


What Are Their Needs?

Their needs are in the areas of health, education and sustainable development.


Profile Source:   Ethnic & Missiologic Research  

Prayer / Resource Links:
Global Prayer Digest: 2015-01-10
People Name General Koti
People Name in Country Koti
Population in Mozambique 141,000
World Population 141,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 3 to 4
Progress Scale 1
GSEC 2  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Angoche, Angoxe, Ekoti
People ID 12812
ROP3 Code 105264
Country Mozambique
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Angoche District and in the coastal area of Angoche Island. One community in the city of Nampula.   Source:  Field worker
Country Mozambique
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Angoche District and in the coastal area of Angoche Island. One community in the city of Nampula..   Source:  Field worker
Primary Language Koti
Language Code eko   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 2
Secondary Languages
Makhuwa
People Groups Speaking Koti
Primary Language Koti
Language Code eko   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 2
Secondary Languages
  Makhuwa
People Groups Speaking Koti

Primary Language:  Koti

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (2005-2008)
Bible-New Testament No
Bible-Complete No
Possible Print Bibles
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Gospel Go World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
None reported  
Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 1.00 %)
1.20 %
Ethnic Religions
5.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
93.80 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
100.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
0.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
Photo Source Anonymous 
Map Source Anonymous  
Profile Source Ethnic & Missiologic Research  
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