• PEOPLE NAME: KIKUYU OF UGANDA

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PEID: 15094

ROP: 104997

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Gikuyu-Kamba

Language: Kikuyu - (kik)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Neo-Pentecostalism

Country: Uganda

Also found in: Kenya; Tanzania

Population: 101,000

Global Population: 8,805,500


PEID: 15094

ROP: 104997

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Kikuyu of Uganda, numbering 101,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Gikuyu-Kamba people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 8,805,500 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Kikuyu. The primary religion practiced by the Kikuyu 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.


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