Kumaju, Dumbo in Cameroon

The Kumaju have only been reported in Cameroon
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Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
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Introduction / History

Dumbo (also known as Kemedzung) is an ethnic group of people made up of Hausas and other natives from Nkambe. This area was founded as a farmland years back. The people could live only on hunting and farming. Later on the government came and established a cattle ranch in this area known as SODEPA DUMBO RANCH. The Germans who were locally constructing a stretch of road to Nigeria build some of their rest houses in this village which are existing till date.


Where Are they Located?

This village is located at the north-western part of Nkambe Dongamantung division of the North-West region of Cameroon. It has Kwei, Sabonguida and Gidajukum which shares boundary with a Nigeria village called Bissoula.


What Are Their Lives Like?

The majority live in their ethnic culture while western way is fast growing today as technology is evolving. They also do small trades with their agricultural products such as groundnuts, cassava, sweet potatoes which they sell home and excess is taken to Nkambe to sell. They use beer and locally made corn beer known as sha to celebrate their day.


What Are Their Beliefs?

The majority are Christians. Others are Muslims or practice traditional beliefs.


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Kumaju
People Name in Country Kumaju, Dumbo
Population in Cameroon 4,600
World Population 4,600
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 4
GSEC 2  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Dumbo
People ID 12841
ROP3 Code 105384
Country Cameroon
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country North West region: Donga-Mantung division, Misaje subdivision, northwest of Nkambe, Dumbu area, Kwei village.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Cameroon
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country North West region: Donga-Mantung division, Misaje subdivision, northwest of Nkambe, Dumbu area, Kwei village..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language Kemedzung (4,600 speakers)
Language Code dmo   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Other People Groups Speaking Kemedzung
Primary Language Kemedzung (4,600 speakers)
Language Code dmo   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Kemedzung

Primary Language:  Kemedzung

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (2014)
Bible-New Testament No
Bible-Complete No
Possible Print Bibles
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 2.50 %)
74.00 %
Ethnic Religions
26.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
2.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
30.0 %
Protestant
5.0 %
Roman Catholic
63.0 %
Profile Source Anonymous  
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