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Albanian, Gheg in Netherlands

Albanian, Gheg

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
600 Albanian, Gheg Islam 2.00 % 1.00 %   

Albanian, Gheg in Netherlands

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Introduction / History
During the widespread influx of refugees from the Syria, there was one ethnic group that had more refugee applications in the Netherlands than they Syrians: Albanians. To the Albanians, there is no difference between being a refugee and moving for economic reasons. Few of them were allowed to settle in the Netherlands.

Where are they located?
Though there are a small number of Albanians in the Netherlands, there are many more in Bulgaria, Greece, Italy, Turkey, Switzerland, Germany, Canada, and the United States.

What are their lives like?
Albanians have few job skills that are useful in highly industrialized Holland. The small Albanian community is suffering from violent gangs within their community.

What are their beliefs?
Officially the Albanians are Muslim or Orthodox Christian, but they come from a formerly communist country that was exceptionally hostile to all religions. During the communist era that ended in 1990, Albania was the only officially atheistic country. To this day, Albanians are more secular than Muslims. However, some Albanians are looking to Islam for their identity.

What are their needs?
Albanians need to be trained in job marketable job skills for living in urban Holland.

They can be reached for Christ in this country that allows for religious freedom.

Prayer Points
* Pray for Christ's followers to go to the Netherlands and train Albanians in job skills that will make them valuable employees.
* Pray for a disciple-making movement among Albanians to spread from the Netherlands back to Albania and beyond.

References
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albanian_diaspora
http://www.nltimes.nl/2016/03/28/albanians-not-syrians-the-largest-group-seeking-asylum-in-netherlands/
http://streetgangs.com/billboard/viewtopic.php?t=56125

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Global Prayer Digest: 2017-04-10
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Country: Netherlands
Continent: Europe
Region: Western Europe
10/40 Window: No
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Albanian, Gheg
People Name General: Albanian, Gheg
Alternate People Names:
Albanian Chamurian
GhegGheg Speaking
KosovarScutari
ROP3 Code: 103338
Joshua Project People ID: 11880
Indigenous: No
Population in Country: 600
Population all Countries: 3,500,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Eurasian Peoples
People Cluster: Albanian
People Name General: Albanian, Gheg
Ethnic Code: CEW13
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Albanian, Gheg (600 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): aln    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity2.00 %(Evangelical: 1.00 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam92.00 % 
Non-Religious6.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant0.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic0.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Few evangelicals and few who claim to be Christians. Little, if any, history of Christianity.
Least-Reached: Yes
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1866-1978
New Testament:
1869-1990
Complete Bible: None Reported
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsOnline Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoFathers Love Letter
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Albanian, Gheg
GeneralBible Visuals
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGods Simple Plan
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
Text / Printed MatterBible: Albanian Bible
Text / Printed MatterBible: Interconfessional New Testament
Text / Printed MatterCartoon Gospel tract
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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