Malakote, Ilwana in Kenya

Joshua Project has identified the Malakote only in Kenya

Population

18,800

Christian

15.0%

Evangelical

6.0%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


Profile Source: Pray for Kenya Brochure


Introduction / History

The Malakote are a Bantu group who live along the Tana River. Their livilihood is based on farming, fishing and bee-keeping. They practice Islam mixed with animism and witchcraft. Evangelism efforts have met opposition.




Profile Source: Pray for Kenya Brochure

People Name General Malakote
People Name in Country Malakote, Ilwana
Population in Kenya 18,800
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Ilwana
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Bantu, East-Coastal
People Name General Malakote
Ethnic Code NAB57j
Country Kenya
Continent Africa
Region East and Southern Africa
10/40 Window No
Location in Country Coast Province, Tana River District, Tana River north of Pokomo, between Bura and Garissa
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Kiwilwana (19,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Kiwilwana 19,000
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions No
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Category Resource
Prayer Links
Global Prayer Digest: 2012-01-31

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 6.00 %)
15.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
85.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
15.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
60.0 %
Roman Catholic
25.0 %
Photo Source: Jeff Nelson
Map Source: Anonymous
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