• PEOPLE NAME: KALENJIN OF KENYA

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PEID: 14800

ROP: 105028

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Nilotic

Language: Kipsigis - (sgc)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholic

Country: Kenya

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Population: 5,965,000

Global Population: 5,965,000


PEID: 14800

ROP: 105028

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Kalenjin of Kenya, numbering 5,965,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Nilotic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Kenya. Their primary language is Kipsigis. The primary religion practiced by the Kalenjin is Roman Catholicism, the world's largest Christian branch.


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