The Koro People are cousins of the Jula people and can trace their history back to the Holy Jihad of the 15th century. One of the oldest living chiefs relates the story of how a war scattered the people from the ethnic center of the Jula people in Kong, Ivory Coast.
They are located about 150 km west by northwest of Bouake, Ivory Coast.
They are principally farmers growing a variety of crops including manioc, potatoes, corn, rice, cotton, cashews and millet. It is a polygamous society with a chief and a counsel of elders that make decisions for the village.
They are Folk Muslim stemming from adding syncretism Islam on top of animism.
Their principal needs are being able to market their crops, medical, dental, and water needs.
* Scripture Prayers for the Koro, Koro Jula in Côte d'Ivoire.
|Profile Source: Anonymous|
|Global Prayer Digest: 2012-02-18|
|People Name General||Koro, Koro Jula|
|People Name in Country||Koro, Koro Jula|
|Population this Country||63,000|
|Population all Countries||63,000|
|Progress Scale||1 ●|
|Frontier People Group||No|
|GSEC||2 (per PeopleGroups.org)|
|Pioneer Workers Needed||1|
|Region||Africa, West and Central|
|Persecution Rank||Not ranked|
|Location in Country||Woroba District, Mankono department, Tiéningboué subprefecture. Source: Ethnologue 2016|
|Major Religion ▲||Percent|
|Christianity (Evangelical 0.10 %)||
|Other / Small||
|Christian Segments ▲||Percent|