Baga Fore, Black Baga in Guinea

The Baga Fore, Black Baga have only been reported in Guinea
Population
9,400
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge

Introduction / History

As time goes on, people groups change, and this is also true of the Baga Fore, or Bagafore people of Guinea. They are in the process of being assimilated into the Susu people.


Where Are they Located?

Bagafore people live in the West African nation of Guinea.


What Are Their Lives Like?

The Baga Fore people (better known as the Bagafore), are primarily rice farmers.


What Are Their Beliefs?

The Bagafore people have been animists in the past, making offerings to their ancestral and other spirits. But now they are becoming more Islamized, especially as their men marry Muslim women.


What Are Their Needs?

Bagafore people need running potable water and electricity in their communities.


Prayer Points

* Pray that the Bagafore people in Guinea will have adequate potable water and electricity.
* Pray for their children to have good schools so they can excel in the years to come.
* Pray for a Disciple-Making movement to emerge among the Baga Fore people in Guinea.


References

https://books.google.com/books?id=MdaAdBC-_S4C&pg=PA54&lpg=PA54&dq=%22Black+Baga%22+Africa&source=bl&ots=dP4QpExk5W&sig=U1KhqjHLR574_Lryg5aRotP3VLo&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiTpemrgsbWAhVkz1QKHasGCmUQ6AEIPTAH#v=onepage&q=%22Black%20Baga%22%20Africa&f=false
https://books.google.com/books?id=v2Zy7QEJR1UC&pg=PA59&lpg=PA59&dq=Mbulungish&source=bl&ots=EMbtSvQ9Jn&sig=i7zeNtSOZsceX8AKyXo2OlKyd_k&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi3xeaG-8jWAhUKslQKHfsvDAEQ6AEIRjAH#v=onepage&q=Mbulungish&f=false


Profile Source:   Keith Carey  

Prayer / Resource Links:
Global Prayer Digest: 2009-02-12
People Name General Baga Fore, Black Baga
People Name in Country Baga Fore, Black Baga
Population in Guinea 9,400
World Population 9,400
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
Progress Scale 1
Alternate Names Baga Fore, Black Baga, Longish, Mbulungish, Monchon
People ID 16116
ROP3 Code 111205
Country Guinea
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Boké region: Boke prefecture, Kanfarande subprefecture, coast north of Nunez river, 22 villages.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Guinea
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Boké region: Boke prefecture, Kanfarande subprefecture, coast north of Nunez river, 22 villages..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Language Mbulungish
Language Code mbv   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Unknown
Total Languages 2
Secondary Languages
Susu
People Groups Speaking Mbulungish
Primary Language Mbulungish
Language Code mbv   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 2
Secondary Languages
  Susu
People Groups Speaking Mbulungish

Primary Language:  Mbulungish

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions No
Bible-New Testament No
Bible-Complete No
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.03 %)
0.15 %
Ethnic Religions
10.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
89.85 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
10.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
20.0 %
Protestant
20.0 %
Roman Catholic
50.0 %
Photo Source Mauricio Rolim 
Profile Source Keith Carey  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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