The name Loma is derived from the word "lolema", which means "he who is proud of his power." They are probably a sub-group of the Koulango (northeast of Cote d'Ivoire) as they go as far as Tingo, a Koulango village for their rituals.
The Loma are found in the Zanzan region, northeast of Cote d'Ivoire.
They are said to be generally hostile; their neighbors, the Lobi and Lohron, are said to be wary of them because of their aggressive nature.
Each Loma village worships an idol beileved to be protecting the village. Other idols are those responsible for riches, strength and the pevention of people committing adultery.
They need medical services and infrastructure. They also need good roads.
* Scripture Prayers for the Loma in Côte d'Ivoire.
* Pray they will know the Truth that makes people free.
* Pray there will be a clear proclamation of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
* Pray the Lord of the harvest will send laborers to reach them with the gospel.
|Profile Source: AMI Cote d'Ivoire|
|Global Prayer Digest: 2009-02-06|
|People Name General||Loma|
|People Name in Country||Loma|
|Population this Country||3,700|
|Population all Countries||3,700|
|Progress Scale||1 ●|
|Frontier People Group||No|
|GSEC||1 (per PeopleGroups.org)|
|Pioneer Workers Needed||1|
|Region||Africa, West and Central|
|Persecution Rank||Not ranked|
|Location in Country||Zanzan District, Téén and Kulango areas. Source: Ethnologue 2016|
|Primary Religion:||Ethnic Religions|
|Major Religion ▲||Percent|
|Christianity (Evangelical 0.20 %)||
|Other / Small||
|Christian Segments ▲||Percent|