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Konda Dhora in India

Konda Dhora

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
309,000 Telugu Hinduism 2.14 % Unknown   

Konda Dhora in India

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The Konda Dhora claim that the Bagata, Kotiya and Manne Dora are superior, whereas the Gabada, Poraja and Khond are inferior. Traditionally they accept food and water from the Bagata and Kotiya, but not from the Gadaba, Poraja and Khond. According to the 1981 census, their literacy rate is 5.76%. Traditionally, the Konda Dhora practiced settled cultivation, and that remains their primary occupation.

Ministry Obstacles
The Konda Dhora speak a number of languages, as do most communities in India. Separate church planting projects may be needed for each language subdivision of the community.

Outreach Ideas
The low literacy rate suggests oral communication of the Gospel will be needed.

Pray for the followers of Christ
Pray for the several hundred Christians among the Konda Dhora, that they will grow in their devotion to Christ, and will become mature and settled in their faith. Pray they will be patient with each other, bearing with one another in love.

Pray for the entire people group
Pray for this Hindu community to increasingly become aware of their need for forgiveness for their sins, and realize this possibility is offered through faith in Christ.

Scripture Focus
"And you shall be my witnesses, both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and even to the remotest part of the earth." Acts 1:8

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Global Prayer Digest: 2009-09-15
Global Prayer Digest: 2012-08-03
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Country: India
Continent: Asia
Region: South Asia
Persecution Rank:11 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Population in Country:309,000
Largest States:
Andhra Pradesh (259,000)Odisha (49,000)
Tamil Nadu (900)Telangana (300)
Puducherry (200)Delhi (100)
West Bengal (60)Chhattisgarh (50)
Madhya Pradesh (30)
Total States on file:9
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Ethnolinguistic Map:University of Texas or other map
  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Konda Dhora
People Name General: Konda Dhora
Alternate People Names:
DongriaKalandi Vaishnab
KodangiKonda Dora
KondhKondi Dora
Kubingकोंडा धोरा
ROP3 Code: 112595
Joshua Project People ID: 17229
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 309,000
Population all Countries: 309,000
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asian, other
People Name General: Konda Dhora
Ethnic Code: AUG06z
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Telugu (260,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): tel    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Odia (32,000)Kuvi (9,600)
Bhatri (1,900)Duruwa (1,500)
Pengo (1,500)Konda-Dora (1,400)
Koya (1,100)Munda (1,000)
Gadaba, Mudhili (700)Kui (500)
Note: Only 10 largest secondary languages listed
Total Languages: 33
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.05 % 
Christianity2.14 %(Evangelical: Data not available)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism96.39 % 
Islam0.05 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.01 % 
Unknown1.36 % 
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
GSEC Status:Level 3   Less than 2% Evangelical. Widespread church planting within past 2 years
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1812-1966
New Testament:
Complete Bible: 1854-2002
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
 World Bible Finder
 World Christian Resource Directory
 Gospel Go
Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsFathers Love Letter
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament (FCBH)
Audio RecordingsOnline Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio RecordingsOral Bible stories in Telugu
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoFollowing Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Telugu
Film / VideoMagdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoMy Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / VideoThe Hope Video
Film / VideoThe Pearl of Great Price (
GeneralBible Visuals
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGod's Simple Plan
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
Mobile AppDownload Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed MatterBible
Text / Printed MatterBible: తెలుగు - Telugu
Text / Printed MatterBibles, Bible League
Text / Printed MatterEasyBibles
Text / Printed MatterEasyBibles
Text / Printed MatterInternational Bible Society
Text / Printed MatterOneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
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Konda Dhora in India

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