Wolof of Senegal

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Wolof of Senegal

The French expanded into Senegal during the 1800s, making it a colony of French West Africa. In 1946, the Wolof of Senegal were awarded French citizenship, and today, many Wolof have their homes in France. The Wolof follow a complex code of behavior that is based on their social status. Intermarriage among the three classes is a very rare occurrence.

Ministry Obstacles

The Wolof generally have not been open to the Christian Gospel. Pray this will change.

Outreach Ideas

Christian believers living to the south of Senegal may have access to the Wolof. Pray they be given a heart to attempt this.

Pray for the followers of Christ

Pray for the few Christian believers among the Wolof, that they will grow in grace and knowledge of the Lord Jesus Christ. Pray they will represent him faithfully.

Pray for the entire people group

Pray for the Wolof tribes of Senegal to have adequate health care, and to be able to care properly for their families.

Scripture Focus

"All nations you have made will come and worship before you, O Lord; they will bring glory to your name." Psalm 86:9

People Name: Wolof
Country: Senegal
10/40 Window: Yes
Population: 5,819,000
World Population: 6,384,000
Language: Wolof
Primary Religion: Islam
Bible: New Testament
Online Audio NT: No
Jesus Film: Yes
Audio Recordings: Yes
Christ Followers: Few, less than 2%
Status: Unreached
Progress Level: progress level image