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South Asian, general in Kuwait

South Asian, general

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
1,313,000 Hindi Hinduism 2.00 % 0.50 %   

South Asian, general in Kuwait

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Introduction / History
The majority of the people who live in Kuwait are not Kuwaiti Arabs. Most are workers from other parts of the world. Since South Asians are willing to work for low wages, and there is a good education system in India for them to learn technical and medical skills, they are often hired in Kuwait.

Where are they located?
Kuwait is a small country. Most South Asians probably work in the capital, Kuwait City.

What are their lives like?
There seems to be two basic categories for Indians working in Kuwait. One is the skilled sector: Nurses, doctors, IT specialists, technicians, and engineers. They are in high demand by Kuwaiti employers. The others are unskilled: construction workers, gardeners, domestic workers, etc. The latter is vulnerable to abuse by employers. They can easily lose their jobs and not have enough income to eat, pay their bills, or return home. There are so many Indians in Kuwait that they have their own schools.

What are their beliefs?
More than half of the South Asians in Kuwait are Hindus who worship a variety of deities. A good percentage of the others are Muslim, and a small number are Christian.

What are their needs?
Domestic workers need advocates to help prevent them from being exploited by unethical employers. All of these South Asians need the chance to hear that Jesus Christ offers them life to the full.

Prayer Points
* Pray for light to shine on situations where domestic workers are being abused physically and sexually.
* Pray for all South Asians in Kuwait to have the chance to respond to the claims of Jesus Christ.
* Pray for a disciple-making movement to emerge among South Asian communities in Kuwait.

References
http://gulfnews.com/news/gulf/kuwait/800-000-indians-now-living-in-kuwait-1.1498483
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-south-asia-11444167
http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/south-asia/india-feeds-thousands-of-gulf-workers-in-crisis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24344774
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20516703
http://www.hindawi.com/journals/jobe/2013/378650/
http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/indians-detained-in-kuwait-for-visa-violations/1/221843.html

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Country: Kuwait
Continent: Asia
Region: Middle East and North Africa
Persecution Rank:34 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: South Asian, general
People Name General: South Asian, general
ROP3 Code: 115527
Joshua Project People ID: 19211
Indigenous: No
Population in Country: 1,313,000
Population all Countries: 10,727,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asian, other
People Name General: South Asian, general
Ethnic Code: CNN###
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Hindi
Language Code (ISO): hin    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Urdu (Unknown)
Total Languages: 2
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity2.00 %(Evangelical: 0.50 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism66.00 % 
Islam32.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
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: 1806-1962
New Testament:
1811-1998Audio
Complete Bible: 1818-2000
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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 World Christian Resource Directory
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament (FCBH)
Audio RecordingsOnline Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoA Beautiful Hope (Indigitube.tv)
Film / VideoA Pilgrimage (Indigitube.tv)
Film / VideoAasha - Hope (Indigitube.tv)
Film / VideoCoconuts (Indigitube.tv)
Film / VideoCreation to Christ (Indigitube.tv)
Film / VideoFather's Love Letter
Film / VideoFollowing Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoHaqeeqat Episode 6 (Indigitube.tv)
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Hindi
Film / VideoMagdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoMy Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / VideoRivka (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / VideoTen Virgins (Indigitube.tv)
Film / VideoThe Final Prodigal (Indigitube.tv)
Film / VideoThe Hope Video
Film / VideoThe Price of Life (Indigitube.tv)
Film / VideoYeshu Satsang (Indigitube.tv)
GeneralBible Visuals
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGod's Simple Plan
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
GeneralYeshu Samaj
Mobile AppDownload Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed MatterBible
Text / Printed MatterBible: Hindi Holy Bible
Text / Printed MatterBibles, Bible League
Text / Printed MatterChrist for the Nations
Text / Printed MatterEasyBibles
Text / Printed MatterEasyBibles
Text / Printed MatterHindi Bible
Text / Printed MatterInternational Bible Society
Text / Printed MatterOneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed MatterOnline Bible (Bibles India)
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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