• PEOPLE NAME: SHEKO OF ETHIOPIA

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PEID: 11640

ROP: 108928

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Horn of Africa

People Cluster: Omotic

Language: Sheko - (she)

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Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Ethiopia

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Population: 55,500

Global Population: 55,500


PEID: 11640

ROP: 108928

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity


Overview: The Sheko of Ethiopia, numbering 55,500, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Omotic people cluster within the Horn of Africa affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Ethiopia. Their primary language is Sheko. The primary religion practiced by the Sheko is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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