Sheko in Ethiopia

Sheko
Photo Source:  Anonymous 
Map Source:  Joshua Project / Global Mapping International
People Name: Sheko
Country: Ethiopia
10/40 Window: Yes
Population: 59,000
World Population: 59,000
Primary Language: Sheko
Primary Religion: Christianity
Christian Adherents: 80.00 %
Evangelicals: 69.14 %
Scripture: Portions
Online Audio NT: No
Jesus Film: No
Audio Recordings: Yes
People Cluster: Omotic
Affinity Bloc: Horn of Africa Peoples
Progress Level:

Introduction / History

The language of the Sheko is Omotic. However, some of them speak Amharic and Gimira. They live by tilling the land. They use the hoe for tilling the land. They produce enset and coffee.

They are polygamous and intermarry with the Bench people. They are followers of ethnic religion. CSA reports one tenth as adherents to Christianity and one quarter as followers of Protestant faith. The current study among the evangelicals shows that there are at least 4.3% evangelicals.

Text Source:   Dr. Samuel Kebreab