Kunda in Zambia


Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge

Introduction / History

The origin of the Kunda people is unclear. Most information comes from legends and folk tales. But they did migrate south after the fall of the Luba and Lunda kingdoms. Westerners didn’t know about them till the 1800s.

Today the Kunda people live in Zambia, Zimbabwe and Mozambique. They are much less reached with the gospel in Mozambique than they are in the other two countries.


What Are Their Lives Like?

The Kunda people have intermingled and intermarried with neighboring peoples. Their language is blending with those of other people groups.


What Are Their Beliefs?

Wherever they live, the Kunda people have access to a Christian gospel message. They have stronger churches in Zambia and Zimbabwe than they do in Mozambique.


What Are Their Needs?

The Kunda people need to put all their trust in Jesus Christ.


Prayer Points

Pray for a Holy Spirit directed movement to Christ among the Kunda people.

Pray for the Kunda people to fully embrace the only savior.

Pray for Kunda disciplers who will teach others to make more disciples.


Scripture Prayers for the Kunda in Zambia.


References

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kunda_people


Profile Source:   Joshua Project  

People Name General Kunda
People Name in Country Kunda
Alternate Names Seba
Population this Country 67,000
Population all Countries 287,000
Total Countries 3
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 5
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 4  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
People ID 12852
ROP3 Code 105411
ROP25 Code 304383
ROP25 Name Chikunda
Country Zambia
Region Africa, East and Southern
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Eastern province; Lusaka province: Luangwa district; small areas in Central and Northern provinces.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Zambia
Region Africa, East and Southern
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Eastern province; Lusaka province: Luangwa district; small areas in Central and Northern provinces..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 13.00 %)
45.00 %
Ethnic Religions
55.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Primary Language Kunda (67,000 speakers)
Language Code kdn   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Kunda (67,000 speakers)
Language Code kdn   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Kunda
Photo Source Lord Mountbatten - Wikimedia  Creative Commons 
Profile Source Joshua Project 
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