The Ghanaian are the foreign born (1st generation) from Ghana and are English speaking. They are different from the
Ewe people who speak Ewe at home. They also speak Ashanti, Akan, Kwa or Twi. As such, the majority are commonly known as the Ashanti or Fante people. They are also different from the Hausa people who are from Ghana and speak the Hausa language which is widely used as a lingua franca by Muslims in Ghana.
There are over 100 people groups living in Ghana. The major ones in North America are are Ashanti, Fante,
Ewe, and Ga. The Ashanti are the largest and one of the few societies in West Africa where lineage is traced through the mother and maternal ancestors.
Once famous for the luxury and wealth of their rulers, they are well known for their craftwork such as hand-carved stools, fertility dolls, and ‘kente’ cloth. Kente cloth is cotton and is woven in bright, narrow strips with complex patterns. Many in North America have university education.
They are predominantly Pentecostal, Charismatic, or Protestant Christians. Some are Roman Catholic.
Other known Ghanaian people in North America include the Ewe, Ashanti, Hausa, and Fante peoples.
Ask God to call evangelical Ghanaians to serve among the least reached African peoples and beyond.
Pray that evangelical Ghanaians will grow strong in their faith, understanding the reason why God has brought them to North America.
Ask God to reveal that Jesus Christ is "God with us" and therefore He cares intimately for our daily affairs in life.
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