• PEOPLE NAME: PARE OF KENYA

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PEID: 14839

ROP: 107891

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-East

Language: Asu (Tanzania) - (asa)

Alternate Name(s): Asu

Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Kenya

Also found in: Tanzania

Population: 5,300

Global Population: 741,300


PEID: 14839

ROP: 107891

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Pare of Kenya, numbering 5,300, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-East people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 741,300 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Asu (Tanzania). The primary religion practiced by the Pare 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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