• PEOPLE NAME: DEAF KENYANS OF KENYA

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PEID: 14794

ROP: 114916

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Affinity Group: Deaf Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Deaf Peoples

People Cluster: Deaf

Language: Kenyan Sign Language - (xki)

Alternate Name(s): Deaf

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Kenya

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Population: 234,000

Global Population: 71,822,750


PEID: 14794

ROP: 114916

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Deaf Kenyans of Kenya, numbering 234,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Deaf people cluster within the Deaf Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 71,822,750 in 183 countries. Their primary language is Kenyan Sign Language. The primary religion practiced by the Deaf Kenyans is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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