• PEOPLE NAME: KELE OF CONGO (KINSHASA)


PEID: 14583

ROP: 104812

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-Congo

Language: Kele (Democratic Republic of Congo) - (khy)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Christianity - Neo-Pentecostalism

Country: Congo (Kinshasa)

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Population: 565,000

Global Population: 565,000


PEID: 14583

ROP: 104812

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Kele of Congo (Kinshasa), numbering 565,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-Congo people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Congo (Kinshasa). Their primary language is Kele (Democratic Republic of Congo). The primary religion practiced by the Kele is Neo-Pentecostalism, a movement characterized by manifestations in non-Pentecostal churches of what have been traditionally categorized as Pentecostal experiences, frequently combined with prosperity gospel theology.


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