Mankanya in Guinea-Bissau

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People Name: Mankanya
Country: Guinea-Bissau
10/40 Window: Yes
Population: 61,000
World Population: 110,500
Primary Language: Mankanya
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Christian Adherents: 24.00 %
Evangelicals: 2.00 %
Scripture: New Testament
Online Audio NT: Yes
Jesus Film: Yes
Audio Recordings: Yes
People Cluster: Atlantic
Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan Peoples
Progress Level:

Introduction / History

The language of the Mankanya tribe is from the Bak branch of languages. They live in Senegal, Guinea-Bissau and the Gambia.

What Are Their Lives Like?

There is very little information about their lifestyle, but most likely they are farmers and fishermen like the neighboring peoples.

What Are Their Beliefs?

The Mankanya are sometimes Roman Catholic, but they maintain many traditional African practices. They put their faith in these practices.

What Are Their Needs?

The Mankanya people need to put Jesus Christ at the center of their lives.

Prayer Points

Pray for the Mankanya people to have all their educational and medical needs met.
Pray for their church leaders to put Jesus at the center of their teachings.
Pray for the Mankanya to understand from the heart that Jesus Christ is the only one worthy of praise and worship.

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