Chadian Arabs

Chadian Arabs
Population: 2.5 million

Location: Central and Southern Chad and parts of Sudan, which is in the dry central Sahel zone.

History: The Chadian Arabs’ ancestors emigrated from Sudan during the 14th century. They were primarily nomadic camel herders and slave traders. Since the 18th century they have counted their wealth in large herds of camels, horses, cattle, goats, and sheep.

Culture: There are 12 tribal groupings among the Arabs. They are mostly farmers and livestock breeders. They are semi-nomadic, searching for grazing land during the rainy season. Some are also business men and shop keepers.

Religion: Islam

Latest Prayer Updates:


Pray for Hannah, a long-time friend of many different workers, who is dying. Pray that the many words of truth and gospel she has heard over the years will penetrate her heart and God would remove the chains from her heart and lead her to belief as she battles her terminal illness.


We are hoping to see a conference take place in mid-June for MBB’s here in the capital city of N’Djamena. A brother from Egypt is coming to share and encourage the believers. Pray for the logistics of this happening. Pray that there would be great encouragement amongst the believers and that this might spur on more fellowships to form.

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