Opo in Ethiopia


Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge

Introduction / History

The Opo people of South Sudan and Ethiopia speak Opo.


What Are Their Lives Like?

We have little or no information about their lifestyle.


What Are Their Beliefs?

In Ethiopia they are mainly Christian, but their Christianity is blended with traditional African religion. They are far more reached in Ethiopia than they are in South Sudan.


What Are Their Needs?

The Opo people in Ethiopia need disciplers who will teach them the ways of Christ.


Prayer Points

Pray for Opo disciplers who will make more disciples.

Pray for Opo leaders to put all their faith and hope in Jesus Christ rather than their traditional gods.

Pray for spiritual hunger that will lead many to reading the Bible and obeying it.


Scripture Prayers for the Opo in Ethiopia.


References

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Opo_people#:~:text=Opo%20is%20an%20ethnic%20group,ethnic%20group%20are%20not%20Muslims.&text=The%202007%20Census%20of%20Ethiopia,990%20in%20the%20Gambela%20Region).


Profile Source:   Joshua Project  

People Name General Opo
People Name in Country Opo
Alternate Names Langa; Opuuo; Shita
Population this Country 3,200
Population all Countries 9,800
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 5
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 0  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
People ID 12980
ROP3 Code 105631
ROP25 Code 306345
ROP25 Name Opuua, Shita (Opo)
Country Ethiopia
Region Africa, East and Southern
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 32  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Gambella region, along Sudan border north of Anuak [anu] and Nuer [nus]. 5 villages   Source:  Ethnologue 2010
Country Ethiopia
Region Africa, East and Southern
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 32  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Gambella region, along Sudan border north of Anuak [anu] and Nuer [nus]. 5 villages.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Primary Religion: Christianity
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 46.26 %)
60.00 %
Ethnic Religions
40.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Primary Language Opo (3,200 speakers)
Language Code lgn   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Unknown
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Opo (3,200 speakers)
Language Code lgn   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Opo

Primary Language:  Opo

Bible Translation Status:  Unspecified

Resource Type Resource Name Source
None reported  
Photo Source Anonymous 
Profile Source Joshua Project 
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