Tingal in Sudan

The Tingal have only been reported in Sudan
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Introduction / History

The Tingal people are a small ethnic group which is part of the larger Zaghawa group. They live in western Sudan, especially near El Fasher, the capital of North Darfur. Their Tingal language is a dialect of Zaghawa.


What Are Their Lives Like?

The Tingal people farm and herd livestock. The constant conflict in Darfur has forced many of them to flee Sudan and settle in Chad.


What Are Their Beliefs?

The Tingal people are folk Muslims. They are officially Muslim, but they blend Islam with spirit worship. Their faith is divided between Allah and the gods of their ancestors.


What Are Their Needs?

The Tingal people need to put their hope in the King of kings, realizing that he is the one who gives them worth and dignity.


Prayer Points

Pray for loving workers to go to the Tingal people until there are disciples who make more disciples.

Pray the Lord will prepare the hearts of the Tingal to understand and to believe the gospel.

Pray for the Lord to bless the Tingal people with adequate education and medical facilities.

Pray for the Lord to bless the Tingal people so abundantly that they will see he is the only one worthy of praise and worship.


Scripture Prayers for the Tingal in Sudan.


Profile Source:   Joshua Project  

People Name General Tingal
People Name in Country Tingal
Alternate Names Kajaja; Lajakja
Population this Country 23,000
Population all Countries 23,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
GSEC 0  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
People ID 15496
ROP3 Code 110069
ROP25 Code 308171
ROP25 Name Tingal
Country Sudan
Region Africa, East and Southern
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 8  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Janub Kurdufan state: Tegali and Rashad hills and Rashad town.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Sudan
Region Africa, East and Southern
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 8  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Janub Kurdufan state: Tegali and Rashad hills and Rashad town..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
5.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
95.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Primary Language Tegali (23,000 speakers)
Language Code ras   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Unknown
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Tegali (23,000 speakers)
Language Code ras   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Tegali

Primary Language:  Tegali

Bible Translation Status:  Translation Started

Resource Type Resource Name Source
None reported  
Map Source Joshua Project / Global Mapping International  
Profile Source Joshua Project 
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