Kenya is known for its scenic landscapes and wildlife reserves. But there is more to the east African country than meets the eye.
Its population of close to 57 million is a melting pot of different ethnic groups and cultures. Nearly 85% of Kenyans identify as Christians but many mix Christianity with traditional beliefs, while others are not active believers.
For the most part, Biblical knowledge is shallow and Kenyans desire a deeper understanding of God’s Word. As Kenyans contend with chronic poverty and insecurity, they need the gospel hope that you can bring.
Kenya is close to the equator, which means temperatures are high year-round. There are two rainy seasons from mid-March to May, and a shorter period of rain in November and December. The dry season is cooler, and lasts from May to October.
Ugali is a staple cornmeal that is served with meat, stew, and vegetables.
Protestantism (53.9%), Catholicism (20.6%), Islam (10%).
Kenya is a lower-middle income country with a growing economy. However, the country has a high income inequality, with less than 0.1% of the population owning more wealth than the bottom 99.9%.
English and Swahili are widely spoken around the country but less so in rural areas where native languages are spoken.