Day 27: The Bajuni of Kenya

Photo of couple with donkey in Lamu Kenya by Karl Ragnar Gjertsen. CC BY-SA 3.0 via wikimedia commons
  • POPULATION: 96,000
  • LANGUAGE: Swahili
  • PROGRESS: 5% Christian (1% Evangelical)

The Bajuni live on islands off the coast of Somalia and Kenya and into Tanzania. Men make a living as fishermen and sailors, women work in the home, and they follow Islam strictly, praying and washing five times a day and instructing their children from the time they are born.

Prayer Request:

Pray that the Holy Spirit would soften hearts and give this group an openness to hearing the Gospel. Pray for strength and protection for the few Bajuni believers.

map showing location of Bajuni on coast of Kenya

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