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

* Scripture Prayers for the Wardei in Kenya.

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


References

Author's personal experience.


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Wardei
People Name in Country Wardei
Population this Country 200,000
Population all Countries 200,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 2
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
Pioneer Workers Needed
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 49  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
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 49  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
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 (200,000 speakers)
Language Code som   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Somali (200,000 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
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (Global Recordings Network)
Audio Recordings DAVAR Partners recording, Old Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (Faith Comes By Hearing)
Audio Recordings Oral Bible
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video I Against My Brother (Somali)
Film / Video Indigitube.tv Video / Animation
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Somali
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / Video The Prophets' Story
Film / Video Walk with Jesus (Africa, JF Project)
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Gospel resources links (Scripture Earth)
General Got Questions Ministry
General Walk with the Prophets and meet the Messiah
Mobile App Download audio Bible app as APK file from Faith Comes By Hearing
Mobile App Download audio Bible app from Google Play Store
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Kitaabka Quduuska Ah
Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 1.00 %)
10.00 %
Ethnic Religions
10.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
80.00 %
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 %
Profile Source Anonymous  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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