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Kravet in Cambodia

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
8,000 Kavet Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.10 % Not available Not available   

Kravet in Cambodia

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Introduction / History
Kravet history documents a long series of outside attempts to control and dominate them. Nearby countries, including the Lao and the Khmer, plus the French, all tried and failed. The Kravets resisted all efforts to be engulfed by someone else's culture.

Where are they located?
The Kravets are a subgroup of the Brao peoples. Brao refers to several sub-sets of peoples in northeast Cambodia and southern Laos. The Kravet people only live in Cambodia.

What are their lives like?
Their slash-and-burn agriculture causes them to become semi-nomadic within this mountainous region of Southeast Asia.

What are their beliefs?
Their religion involves many taboos, as well as appeasement for good and bad spirits.
They are especially concerned about using the spirit world to protect their communities.

What are their needs?
The Kravet people need to put their faith in the One who is faithful and true to all who call upon His name.

Prayer Points
* Pray that missionaries can win the trust of Kravet village elders.
* Pray that the Holy Spirit will soften the hearts of Kravet elders and shamans so that they can see the holiness, righteousness and sovereignty of Jesus.
* Pray that the loving kindness of Christ will prove more attractive to the Kravet people than the power of village spirits.
* Pray for a disciple making movement to transform Kravet communities.
* Pray for translation of the Bible to begin in this people group's primary language.
* Pray for the availability of the Jesus Film in the primary language of this people.


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Global Prayer Digest: 2011-06-14
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Country: Cambodia
Continent: Asia
Region: Southeast Asia
10/40 Window: Yes
Total Provinces on file:2
Location in Country:Ratanak Kiri province: Virochey area north of San river; Stung Treng province: Siempang east of Kang river.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
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Ethnolinguistic Map:University of Texas or other map
Linguistic Map:Ethnologue language map
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People Name in Country: Kravet
People Name General: Kravet
Alternate People Names:
ROP3 Code: 105301
Joshua Project People ID: 12836
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 8,000
Population all Countries: 8,000
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: Southeast Asian Peoples
People Cluster: Mon-Khmer
People Name General: Kravet
Ethnic Code: AUG03z
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Kavet (8,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): krv    Ethnologue Listing
Primary Dialect:Kravet
Dialect Code:12343
Total Languages: 1
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity1.00 %(Evangelical: 0.10 %)
Ethnic Religions99.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant0.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian100.00 %
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: Help start a Bible Translation
New Testament: None Reported
Complete Bible: None Reported
Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
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Kravet in Cambodia

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    Mon-Khmer     Southeast Asia    
      Kravet Cambodia    
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