• PEOPLE NAME: RWANDESE OF UGANDA

By Kelly Sager

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PEID: 15134

ROP: 110325

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-Lakes

Language: Kinyarwanda - (kin)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Uganda

Also found in: Rwanda; Tanzania

Population: 90,000

Global Population: 12,450,000


PEID: 15134

ROP: 110325

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Rwandese of Uganda, numbering 90,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-Lakes people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 12,450,000 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Kinyarwanda. The primary religion practiced by the Rwandese is Roman Catholicism, the largest branch of the Christian church and one of the oldest religious institutions in the world. Roman Catholicism teaches that it is the one true Churches founded by Jesus Christ and that its bishops are the successors of Christ.


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