• PEOPLE NAME: PADHOLA OF KENYA

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PEID: 14838

ROP: 107737

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Nilotic

Language: Adhola - (adh)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Kenya

Also found in: Uganda

Population: 53,000

Global Population: 650,000


PEID: 14838

ROP: 107737

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity


Overview: The Padhola of Kenya, numbering 53,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Nilotic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 650,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Adhola. The primary religion practiced by the Padhola is Roman Catholicism, the largest branch of the Christian church and one of the oldest religious institutions in the world. Roman Catholicism teaches that it is the one true Churches founded by Jesus Christ and that its bishops are the successors of Christ.


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