People Group Highlights

“All nations will come and worship before you."

- Revelations 15:4

West African of United States


People Group Info

Total Population: 553,000

ROP3 Code: 115407
IMB Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples
Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African
People Cluster: Sub-Saharan African - Generic
Language: English - (eng)
Religion: Islam
Country of Origin:

Majority Located Where

  Toronto (Mississauga, Brampton), ON - 1,570

  Edmonton, AB - 445

  Calgary, AB - 435

  Vancouver (Surrey), BC - 410

  Louisville/Jefferson County, KY - 30

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Brief Profile

Western Africans constitute a cluster of people groups within North America. Included in this people group cluster are" Bambara, Mande,

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Prayer Points


Learning Resources

Learn more about "Any-3"
Any–3 provides biblical principles and practical steps that have equipped hundreds of Christians to witness confidently and effectively. Over the past decade, thousands of Muslims have been engaged with the gospel.

Learn more about "Learning Paths"
Online Courses for embracing, encountering and engaging diaspora people. Work at your own pace. Begin anytime and complete the course according to your schedule. Interactive, Hands-On Application.

Learn more about "Reaching the Nations"
This book delineates five disciplines Christians should develop in order to effectively reach the nations. More specifically, it will guide Christians to develop an engagement strategy in their locale.

Loving Muslims Small Group Study
This Loving Muslims booklet is a two-week group study that takes a deeper look at Christ’s command to "love our neighbor."

World Religions - Beliefs Overview
An overview of major world religions and cults - their beliefs and practices.

Overview of Islam
Overview of Islam and its sub-groupings. Developed by the North American Mission Board, SBC. Includes generalized witnessing tips.


Other Resources

Know God in 98 Languages
A CRU resource with 9 different witnessing models (e.g. 4 Spiritual Laws, etc.) in 98 languages.

Prayer Guide for Unreached Peoples
A 30 day guide to pray for unreached people groups.

Online Talking Bible - English
The purpose of Talking Bibles is to give non-readers and the blind access to the Bible in their native language.

Prayer Guide using the GOSPELS acronym
A prayer guide that utilizes the acronym GOSPELS to pray for workers among diaspora.

Displaying 1-5 of 5 results.
Country City Metro Area Name State / Prov. Baseline Population
CanadaCalgaryCalgaryAB435
CanadaEdmontonEdmontonAB445
United StatesLouisvilleLouisville/Jefferson CountyKY30
CanadaTorontoToronto (Mississauga, Brampton)ON1,570
CanadaVancouverVancouver (Surrey)BC410



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