• PEOPLE NAME: KISII (GUSII) OF TANZANIA

Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-Lakes

Language: Gusii - (guz)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Tanzania

Also found in: Kenya

Population: 500

Global Population: 2,910,500


PEID: 14931

ROP: 105050

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical


Overview: The Kisii (Gusii) of Tanzania, numbering 500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-Lakes people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 2,910,500 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Gusii. The primary religion practiced by the Kisii (Gusii) 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 Church founded by Jesus Christ and that its bishops are the successors of Christ.


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