WHO are they? Camiguin Island, where many of the Cinamiguin Manabo live, has
seven volcanoes on it, including the still-active Mount Hibok Hibok. But that volcanic soil
is actually very fertile, which allows the Cinamiguin Manabo to farm all kinds of crops,
such as corn, coffee, coconuts and other fruits and veggies. The island’s volcanoes,
waterfalls and interesting diving spots make it a favorite for tourists.
WHERE do they live? The Cinamiguin Manabo live on Camiguin Island and along the
Northern coast of Mindanao.
HOW many? There are about 141,000 Cinamiguin Manabo people, and less than
1.5% of them are thought to be evangelical Christians. That’s just a little over 2,000
WHAT do they worship? Most of the Cinamiguin Manabo people put their faith in
animistic, traditional ethnic religions. These religions are a major part of not just their
spiritual lives, but their culture as well.
• Ask the Lord to call out people who are willing to go to the Philippines and share
Christ with the Cinamiguin Manabo.
• Ask the Lord to raise up a group of qualified linguists to translate the Bible into
• Ask God to soften and prepare the hearts of the Cinamiguin Manabo for the
• Pray that the small number of Cinamiguin Manabo believers would be
encouraged, strengthened, protected—and increased!