Wardei in Kenya

The Wardei have only been reported in Kenya
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Introduction / History

The Wardei are Cushite in descedant. They come from Somali and Orma origin. The Somali people took the Orma people as slaves and they eventually lost their language and culture. The Somali people and the Orma people refused them so another tribe called Wardei was born.


Where Are they Located?

They live in Garissa and Tana River County in Kenya.


What Are Their Lives Like?

They are Nomadic pastoralists they keep goats, cows and camels. Their houses are huts that can be moved and packed on a camel or donkey. They have recently begun to settle down more in the last few years.


What Are Their Beliefs?

The Wardei are predominantly Muslim.


Prayer Points

Pray that they would turn to Jesus and see their need for a Savior!


Scripture Prayers for the Wardei in Kenya.


References

Author's personal experience.


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Wardei
People Name in Country Wardei
Population this Country 197,000
Population all Countries 197,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 4
Alternate Names Wardey
People ID 20206
ROP3 Code 115964
Country Kenya
Region Africa, East and Southern
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Tana River area. Also in Lamu county , Malindi , Mombasa and Nairobi county   Source:  Field worker
Country Kenya
Region Africa, East and Southern
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Tana River area. Also in Lamu county , Malindi , Mombasa and Nairobi county.   Source:  Field worker

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Primary Language Somali (197,000 speakers)
Language Code som   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Somali (197,000 speakers)
Language Code som   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Somali

Primary Language:  Somali

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1915-1935)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1972-1976)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1979-2008)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
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Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching Global Recordings Network
Audio Recordings DAVAR Partners recording, Old Testament DAVAR Partners International
Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
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Audio Recordings Recorded oral Bible Oral Bibles
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio Jesus Film Project
Film / Video God's Story video God's Story
Film / Video I Against My Brother Create International
Film / Video Indigitube.tv Video / Animation Create International
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Somali Jesus Film Project
Film / Video Magdalena video Jesus Film Project
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children Jesus Film Project
Film / Video The Prophets' Story Create International
Film / Video Walking with Jesus video Jesus Film Project
General Bible for Children Bible for Children
General Biblical answers to your questions Got Questions Ministry
General Four Spiritual Laws Campus Crusade for Christ
General Gospel resources links Scripture Earth
General Walk with the Prophets and meet the Messiah Al Massira
General Zume Resources Zume Project
Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
2.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
98.00 %
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 %
Photo Source Alliance of Bioversity Int'l & CIAT - Flickr  Creative Commons 
Profile Source Anonymous  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more