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Wardei in Kenya



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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
64,000 Somali Islam 10.00 % 1.00 %   

Wardei 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!

References
Author's personal experience.

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Country: Kenya
Continent: Africa
Region: Africa, East and Southern
Persecution Rank:40 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: No
Location in Country:Tana River area
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Wardei
People Name General: Wardei
ROP3 Code: 115964
Joshua Project People ID: 20206
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 64,000
Population all Countries: 64,000
Least-Reached: No
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Horn of Africa Peoples
People Cluster: Oromo
People Name General: Wardei
Ethnic Code: CMT33b
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Somali (64,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): som    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity10.00 %(Evangelical: 1.00 %)
Ethnic Religions10.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam80.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent15.00 %
Protestant70.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic15.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have only a very small representation among all who claim to be Christians.
Least-Reached: No
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1915-1935
New Testament:
1972-1976Audio
Complete Bible: 1979
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament (FCBH)
Audio RecordingsOral Bible
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoI Against My Brother (Somali)
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Somali
Film / VideoMagdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / VideoThe Prophets' Story
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
Text / Printed MatterBible: Kitaabka Quduuska Ah
Text / Printed MatterBible: Somali Bible
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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Wardei in Kenya

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    Oromo     Africa, East and Southern    
     
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      Wardei Kenya    
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