Population: 57,000

Language: Swahili

Religious Background: Islam

4.00% Followers of Jesus (1.00% Evangelical)

The word “Swahili” came from the Arabic word for coast, and the language is spoken through much of East Africa. The Swahili Muslims of DRC are economically well off by African standards. Although being Muslim is engrained into their identity, the Swahili Muslims of DRC hold to some of their pre-Islamic animistic beliefs

Prayer Request:

Pray for a Disciple Making Movement among the Swahili of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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