Dowayayo, Namshi in Cameroon

The Dowayayo, Namshi have only been reported in Cameroon
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Introduction / History

Namshi is a subgroup of the Dowayayo. They only live in Cameroon.


What Are Their Lives Like?

The Namsi Dowayoyo are farmers who grow cotton, kapok, peanuts and corn.

Their art includes handmade dolls which girls carry on their backs like real babies. They talk to the dolls and feed them. The Namsi Dowayoyo believe this helps prepare girls for child rearing. These dolls are made mainly from wood, but they also include cowrie shells, metal, leather and plant fiber.


What Are Their Beliefs?

They are mainly animistic, believing that everything has a spirit, including plants and inanimate objects.


What Are Their Needs?

The Namsi Dowayoyo need modern medicine and schools in their homeland.


Prayer Points

Pray for a Holy Spirit directed spiritual revival that will give the Namsi Dowayoyo people a taste for the things of God.

Pray for Namsi Dowayoyo disciples to make more disciples.

Pray for Namsi Dowayoyo fellowships to grow in faith and in the fruit of the Holy Spirit.


Scripture Prayers for the Dowayayo, Namshi in Cameroon.


References

https://www.101lasttribes.com/tribes/dowayo.html


Profile Source:   Joshua Project  

People Name General Dowayayo
People Name in Country Dowayayo, Namshi
Alternate Names Namshi; Sewe
Population this Country 54,000
Population all Countries 54,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 2
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 5  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
People ID 11618
ROP3 Code 102727
ROP25 Code 302190
ROP25 Name Dowayayo
Country Cameroon
Region Africa, West and Central
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 43  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country North region: Bénoué division, north Poli subdivision and Poli area.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Cameroon
Region Africa, West and Central
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 43  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country North region: Bénoué division, north Poli subdivision and Poli area..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 2.00 %)
26.00 %
Ethnic Religions
69.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
5.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Primary Language Doyayo
Language Code dow   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Doyayo
Language Code dow   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Doyayo

Primary Language:  Doyayo

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1979)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1988-1991)
Bible-Complete No
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Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching Global Recordings Network
General Faith Comes By Hearing - Bible in text or audio or video Faith Comes by Hearing
General Scripture Earth Gospel resources links Scripture Earth
General YouVersion Bible versions in text and/or audio YouVersion Bibles
Mobile App Android Bible app: Doyayo YouVersion Bibles
Mobile App Download audio Bible app as APK file Faith Comes by Hearing
Mobile App iOS Bible app: Doyayo YouVersion Bibles
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