• PEOPLE NAME: ORMA OF KENYA

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PEID: 14837

ROP: 107680

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Horn of Africa

People Cluster: Oromo

Language: Orma - (orc)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Kenya

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Population: 81,000

Global Population: 81,000


PEID: 14837

ROP: 107680

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Orma of Kenya, numbering 81,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Oromo people cluster within the Horn of Africa affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Kenya. Their primary language is Orma. The primary religion practiced by the Orma is Sunni Islam, the largest branch of Islam. Sunni Muslims follow the teachings of the Qur'an and consider the first four caliphs to be the rightful successors of Muhammad.


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