Top 10 Richest and Poorest Tribes in Kenya

top 10 richest and poorest tribes in kenya
The maasai

Kenya is a honored nation with an extensive variety of immense resources and assets and besides all, with great individuals. Each and everyday throughout the year, everybody battles to endeavor to better his/her living. In any case, have you at any point sat down and asked yourself which individuals in the nation are working more harder than the rest? Let’s be honest , in spite of the way that Kenya has more than 42 tribes, there are tribes which have eclipsed the rest in term of riches. The following are two rundown of wealthiest and poorest tribes in Kenya.
List of top ten Richest tribes in Kenya.
1.Kikuyu
Their main source of wealth is through business. They are arguably the most hard working people in the country ; they have exploited every opportunity that has come on their way. One secret they have is that they’re not heavy spenders; they also believe that every shilling counts. This habit has enabled them have time to reflect on their business and lay future strategies. They are also everywhere in the country. Most of the Kenyan billionaires come from this tribe.
2. Kalenjin
The Kalenjin people are known to have large tracks of land, in fact they live in the largest province of the country. Their main source of wealth originates from agriculture. The Kalenjin people are also known to dominate in athletics which has helped them a lot.
3. Kisii
The Kisii are another set of hard working people, their main source of wealth is through business and agriculture. If you manage to visit Kisii, you will be shocked the extent to which the land has been sub divided for agricultural purposes. Their land is very fertile. They also have this habit of being every where like their Kikuyu counterparts ; talk of exploiting every opportunity that comes on the way!
4. Somali
The Somali community has an history of hardships, which is a driving force behind their success in business.It’s known whenever they settle in an area; they must be noticed because of their aggressiveness. They are not only ambitious but also know how to seek for opportunities.
5. Luo
Arguably one of the most educated tribe in Kenya, the Luo have accumulated majority of their wealth from white collar jobs.

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6. Luhya
Our Western Kenyan brothers’s main source of wealth originates from agriculture. They are very good farmers and businessmen. That’s why you find most of the sugarcane factories are located in their region. The Luhya people are also good in sports.
7. Maasai
The Maasai people need no introduction. They own large tracks of land and livestock which is their main source of wealth.
8. Kamba
Like many Bantus the Akamba majorly depend on agriculture and trade for survival. Several notable businessmen and women, politicians, as well as professionals originate from this tribe.
9. Asians
They were recently gazetted as the country’s 44rd tribe. They own majority of the businesses in the country.
With all that said, let remember that it’s individual hard work which contributes to the above success.
List of top ten poorest tribes in Kenya.
1. Kuria
2. Ribe
3. Samburu
4. Turkana
5. Rendille
6. Okiek
7. Oromo
8. Digo
9 .Chonyi
10. Kauma.

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