Day 16: The Orma in Kenya

people walk by a thatched hut in a wooded area. Doug Benson (Oikos) CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons.
  • Population: 96,000
  • Language: Orma
  • Religious Background: Islam
  • 0.04% Followers of Jesus; 0.04% Evangelical.
  • Bible Translation: New Testament

The Orma live in round, wood-frame huts and raise cattle, goats and sheep in the Tana River Delta of southeast Kenya. Some members of this Muslim group have heard of Jesus through the Koran.

Prayer Request:

Pray for continuing peace between the Orma and neighboring people groups and pray that they would have their own translation of the Gospel and opportunities to hear about Jesus.

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