Kalenjin, Nandi in Kenya

Joshua Project has identified the Kalenjin, Nandi only in Kenya

Population

1,009,000

Christian

98%

Evangelical

45%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


Profile Source: Adam Kipkemei


Introduction / History

Nandi is a worrior community that are know to have resisted the Bristist rule in Kenya. Some of the finestest long distance runners in the world come from Nandi communities. Just to mention a few World record holders Wilson Kipketer, Henry Rono, Bernard Lagat, Pamela Jelimo, Robert Cheruiyot, Martin Lel, Felix Limo, Ibrahim Hussein, Moses Tanui, Kipchoge Keino, Janet Jepkosgei, Noah Ngeny, Eliud Kipchoge. The Nandi are a sub tribe of the Kalenjin tribe and are known as a running community. They have close relation with Murle of the South Sudan. Most Nandi are Christians.




Profile Source: Adam Kipkemei
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Country Kenya
Continent Africa
Region East and Southern Africa
10/40 Window No
Location in Country Rift Valley Province, Uasin Gishu District, Nandi District
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People Name General Kalenjin, Nandi
People Name in Country Kalenjin, Nandi
ROP3 Code 107069
Joshua Project People ID 13943
Indigenous Yes
Population in Kenya 1,009,000
Least-Reached No
Alternate Names for People Group
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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Nandi 1,008,836
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Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Nilotic
People Name General Kalenjin, Nandi
Ethnic Code NAB62g
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Largest Religion Christianity
Buddhism
0.00%
Christianity
98%    ( Evangelical  45% )
Ethnic Religions
2.00%
Hinduism
0.00%
Islam
0.00%
Non-Religious
0.00%
Other / Small
0.00%
Unknown
0.00%
Christian Segments
Anglican
0.00%
Independent
45.00%
Protestant
40.00%
Orthodox
0.00%
Other Christian
0.00%
Roman Catholic
15.00%
Photo Source: Adam Kipkemei
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