Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples
Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African
People Cluster: Nilotic
Language: Luo (Kenya and Tanzania) - (luo)
Alternate Name(s): Luo, 'Kavirondo Luo', 'Nilotic kavirondo'
Primary Religion: Christianity - Neo-Pentecostalism
Also found in: Tanzania; United States
Global Population: 5,733,400
Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached
Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 5% or Greater but Less than 10% Evangelical
Overview: The Luo of Kenya, numbering 5,450,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Nilotic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 5,733,400 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Luo (Kenya and Tanzania). The primary religion practiced by the Luo 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.
Bible Translations: Available
Jesus Film: Available
Gospel Recordings: Available
Radio Broadcast: Available