Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Nilotic

Language: Suri, Kacipo-Bale - (koe)

Alternate Name(s): Kichepo

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: South Sudan

Also found in: Ethiopia

Population: 5,900

Global Population: 10,600

PEID: 12069

ROP: 104374

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Kacipo of South Sudan, numbering 5,900, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Nilotic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 10,600 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Suri, Kacipo-Bale. The primary religion practiced by the Kacipo is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

Bible Translations: Not Available

Jesus Film: Not Available

Gospel Recordings: Available

Radio Broadcast: Not Available