• PEOPLE NAME: MARAKWET OF KENYA


PEID: 33488

ROP: 109751

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Nilotic

Language: Markweeta - (enb)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Kenya

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Population: 404,000

Global Population: 404,000


PEID: 33488

ROP: 109751

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Marakwet of Kenya, numbering 404,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Nilotic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Kenya. Their primary language is Markweeta. The primary religion practiced by the Marakwet is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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