• PEOPLE NAME: CHAGGA OF KENYA

Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-East

Language: Swahili (individual language) - (swh)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Kenya

Also found in: Tanzania

Population: 22,500

Global Population: 1,092,500


PEID: 14774

ROP: 101962

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Chagga of Kenya, numbering 22,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-East people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,092,500 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Swahili (individual language). The primary religion practiced by the Chagga is Roman Catholicism, the largest branch of the Christian church and one of the oldest religious institutions in the world. Roman Catholicism teaches that it is the one true Church founded by Jesus Christ and that its bishops are the successors of Christ.


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