Kalenjin, Nandi in Kenya

Joshua Project has identified the Kalenjin, Nandi only in Kenya
Population
1,098,000
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
Progress Gauge

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  

People Name General Kalenjin, Nandi
People Name in Country Kalenjin, Nandi
Population in Kenya 1,098,000
World Population 1,098,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Least-Reached No
Progress Scale 5
Alternate Names
People ID 13943
ROP3 Code 107069
Country Kenya
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank 16  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Nandi and Uasin Gishu counties; some in Kisumu county north of Kisumu town.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Kenya
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank 16  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Nandi and Uasin Gishu counties; some in Kisumu county north of Kisumu town..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Ethnologue Language Map
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Primary Language: Nandi (1,098,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: niq   Ethnologue Listing
Written: Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Nandi (1,098,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: niq   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Nandi

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions No
New Testament No
Complete Bible No
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Independent

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 48.00 %)
98.00 %
Ethnic Religions
2.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
45.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
40.0 %
Roman Catholic
15.0 %
Photo Source: Adam Kipkemei  
Profile Source: Adam Kipkemei  
Data Sources: Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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