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Kalenjin, Nandi in Kenya

Kalenjin, Nandi

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
1,240,000 Nandi Christianity 98.00 % 53.18 % No   

Kalenjin, Nandi in Kenya

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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.

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Country: Kenya
Continent: Africa
Region: Africa, East and Southern
Persecution Rank:44 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: No
Location in Country:Nandi and Uasin Gishu counties; some in Kisumu county north of Kisumu town.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
   
 
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People Name in Country: Kalenjin, Nandi
People Name General: Kalenjin, Nandi
ROP3 Code: 107069
Joshua Project People ID: 13943
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 1,240,000
Population all Countries: 1,240,000
Least-Reached: No
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster: Nilotic
People Name General: Kalenjin, Nandi
Ethnic Code: NAB62g
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Language
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Primary Language: Nandi (1,240,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): niq    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Sub-division:Independent
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity98.00 %(Evangelical: 53.18 %)
Ethnic Religions2.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent45.00 %
Protestant40.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic15.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have a significant presence.
Least-Reached: No
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: Yes
New Testament:
Yes
Complete Bible: 1939-1969
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)
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Nandi
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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Kalenjin, Nandi in Kenya

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