Kalenjin, Nandi in Kenya

The Kalenjin, Nandi have only been reported in Kenya
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Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
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Introduction / History

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


Profile Source:   Adam Kipkemei  

People Name General Kalenjin, Nandi
People Name in Country Kalenjin, Nandi
Population in Kenya 1,175,000
World Population 1,175,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 5
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names
People ID 13943
ROP3 Code 107069
Country Kenya
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 32  (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
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 32  (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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Primary Language Nandi (1,175,000 speakers)
Language Code niq   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Nandi (1,175,000 speakers)
Language Code niq   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Nandi

Primary Language:  Nandi

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes
Bible-New Testament Yes
Bible-Complete Yes  (1939-1980)
Possible Print Bibles
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Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
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World Bibles
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 53.18 %)
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  
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