Mboku, Mbuko in Cameroon

Joshua Project has identified the Mboku only in Cameroon
Population
21,000
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
Progress Gauge

Introduction / History

The Mbuko are grouped on and around a small chain of hills in the Dimare Department of the Far North Province of Cameroon. They are divided into clans according their descendance from one of the six sons of the original founder of the area. Agriculture forms the mainstay of their economy, and millet is the main crop.

Christianity began to have an impact in the 1970's when a Gemzek (neighboring people) woman married a Mbuko man, and her sons from a previous marriage began to share the Good News in their new home. The Mbuko have responded well to the Gospel and approximately thre-quarters would call themselves Christian. The translation of the Bible is in progress. The Mbuko are very interested in having the Bible in their own language.

Tembew is a kind of toad with a fat belly, and the Mbuko have written a lullaby about it. If a person is looking after the child of another person and the child begins to cry for his or her mother, the babysitter will sing, 'You are crying for your mother, you have a toad belly'.


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People Name General Mboku
People Name in Country Mboku, Mbuko
Population in Cameroon 21,000
World Population 21,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Least-Reached No
Progress Scale 5
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Mbuko
People ID 13632
ROP3 Code 106482
Country Cameroon
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Far North region: Diamaré division, Meri subdivision east of Meri, Mbuko massif and neighboring Mayo-Raneo plain.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Cameroon
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Far North region: Diamaré division, Meri subdivision east of Meri, Mbuko massif and neighboring Mayo-Raneo plain..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Primary Language: Mbuko (21,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: mqb   Ethnologue Listing
Written: Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Mbuko (21,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: mqb   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Mbuko

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (2001-2005)
New Testament Yes   (2010)
Complete Bible No
Audio Bible Online
 
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
Forum of Bible Agencies
Gospel Go
World Bible Finder
World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Mbuko
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Aɓan 'am wiya awan
Primary Religion: Islam

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 15.00 %)
30.00 %
Ethnic Religions
30.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
40.00 %
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
5.0 %
Protestant
75.0 %
Roman Catholic
18.0 %
Map Source: Anonymous  
Profile Source: Anonymous  
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