The Sos, commonly known as Sawas, are sub-group of the people who a speak a language similar to the Gepma Kundi and may be mistaken for them. Gepma means village and may mean the ground especially in the Duo (Tuo) language.
The Timboli ring covers the villages of Timboli, Nindigum, Mangijangut, Chikinumbu, Kwanranguai and Kararau.
The Sawas or Timboli people are inland Sepik river people who live by making sago flour and fishing. They are gardeners as well.
The Sawas believe in Masalais and Sangumas.
* Scripture Prayers for the Sos Kundi in Papua New Guinea.
|Profile Source: Anonymous|
|People Name General||Sos Kundi|
|People Name in Country||Sos Kundi|
|Population this Country||3,600|
|Population all Countries||3,600|
|Progress Scale||5 ●|
|Frontier People Group||No|
|GSEC||5 (per PeopleGroups.org)|
|Pioneer Workers Needed|
|Alternate Names||Koiwat; Sawos|
|Country||Papua New Guinea|
|Region||Australia and Pacific|
|Persecution Rank||Not ranked|
|Location in Country||East Sepik province: Angoram, Kwaliangua (center village), Saussia, Wosera Gawi district, and Yangoru villages. Source: Ethnologue 2016|
|Religion Subdivision:||Roman Catholic|
|Major Religion ▲||Percent|
|Christianity (Evangelical 12.00 %)||
|Other / Small||
|Christian Segments ▲||Percent|