Koti in Mozambique

The Koti have only been reported in Mozambique
Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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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.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Koti in Mozambique.


Profile Source:   Ethnic & Missiologic Research  

Additional Info
Global Prayer Digest: 2015-01-10
Global Prayer Digest: 2018-01-18
People Name General Koti
People Name in Country Koti
World Population 143,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 2  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed 3
Alternate Names Angoche, Angoxe, Ekoti
People ID 12812
ROP3 Code 105264
Country Mozambique
Region Africa, East and Southern
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 Africa, East and Southern
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
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
Amazon
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Koti
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  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more