Luhya, Marachi in Kenya

The Luhya, Marachi have only been reported in Kenya
Population
184,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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People Name General Luhya, Marachi
People Name in Country Luhya, Marachi
Population in Kenya 184,000
World Population 184,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 5
Alternate Names
People ID 19919
ROP3 Code 115449
Country Kenya
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 18  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Busia county: northwest of Nzoia river.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Kenya
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 18  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Busia county: northwest of Nzoia river..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Language Olumarachi (184,000 speakers)
Language Code lri   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Olumarachi
Primary Language Olumarachi (184,000 speakers)
Language Code lri   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Olumarachi

Primary Language:  Olumarachi

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Translation Need Questionable
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 46.00 %)
90.00 %
Ethnic Religions
5.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
5.00 %
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
70.0 %
Roman Catholic
15.0 %
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