Boro, Shinasha in Ethiopia

Boro, Shinasha
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Map Source:  Joshua Project / Global Mapping International
People Name: Boro, Shinasha
Country: Ethiopia
10/40 Window: Yes
Population: 84,000
World Population: 84,000
Primary Language: Borna
Primary Religion: Christianity
Christian Adherents: 99.00 %
Evangelicals: 9.60 %
Scripture: New Testament
Online Audio NT: No
Jesus Film: No
Audio Recordings: Yes
People Cluster: Omotic
Affinity Bloc: Horn of Africa Peoples
Progress Level:

Introduction / History

The history of the Boro, Shinasha was very broad. More than 70% of the people's history had not written until now. The former father of Boro, Shinasha were Amati. They came from Kenean through Egypt and settled in different parts of Ethiopia, not only in Metekel.

Where Are they Located?

They are in South of Ethiopia, Wellega specially in Ilubabor, still known as Shinicho in the Amhara region Bure,Tilili, Zigem, Chaginii and Damot near and including Debre Markos.

What Are Their Lives Like?

The majority of the Boro, Shinasha peoples are unable to read currently. Their livelihood is based on farming and some are merchants.

What Are Their Beliefs?

Their culture is based on the rule of respect between the youngsters and elder, their way of accepting strangers, their feeding style, their values of dress and marriage. Diginity between the clans and for the others was an attribute of their beliefs.

Prayer Points

Almost all Boro Shinasha are followers of Christianity and nearly all are Orthodox Tewahido.

Text Source:   Anonymous