Wardei in Kenya

The Wardei have only been reported in Kenya
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Introduction / History

The Wardei are Cushite in descedant. They come from Somali and Orma origin. The Somali people took the Orma people as slaves and they eventually lost their language and culture. The Somali people and the Orma people refused them so another tribe called Wardei was born.


Where Are they Located?

They live in Garissa and Tana River County in Kenya.


What Are Their Lives Like?

They are Nomadic pastoralists they keep goats, cows and camels. Their houses are huts that can be moved and packed on a camel or donkey. They have recently begun to settle down more in the last few years.


What Are Their Beliefs?

The Wardei are predominantly Muslim.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Wardei in Kenya.

Pray that they would turn to Jesus and see their need for a Savior!


References

Author's personal experience.


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Wardei
People Name in Country Wardei
Population this Country 200,000
Population all Countries 200,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 2
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Wardey
People ID 20206
ROP3 Code 115964
Country Kenya
Region Africa, East and Southern
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Tana River area. Also in Lamu county , Malindi , Mombasa and Nairobi county   Source:  Field worker
Country Kenya
Region Africa, East and Southern
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Tana River area. Also in Lamu county , Malindi , Mombasa and Nairobi county.   Source:  Field worker

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Primary Language Somali (200,000 speakers)
Language Code som   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Somali (200,000 speakers)
Language Code som   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Somali
Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 1.00 %)
10.00 %
Ethnic Religions
10.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
80.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
15.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
70.0 %
Roman Catholic
15.0 %
Profile Source Anonymous  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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