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Sunuwar of Nepal

Prayer Month: September 2010
Focus: South Asia, Hindu
Country: Nepal
People Name: Sunuwar
Population: 53,000
World Population: 135,000
Language: Sunwar
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Progress Status: 1.0
% Adherents : 2.60 %
% Evangelical: Unknown %
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Sunuwar of Nepal

Introduction / History
The Sunuwar or Sunwar are Hindus who live in Nepal. They speak Sunuwar or Nepali. Some of them follow the Kirant religion. They live in the eastern hills of Nepal.

Most of the Sunuwar work in agriculture, mainly crop growing and with cattle. The educated among them often go abroad due to limited opportunities in Nepal. A few of them work in government service.

The Sunuwar have their own cultures and have many festivals. They wear traditional costumes. Some are in the military. They had a reputation for being brave and honest in World War II.

They live in Okhaldhunga, Ramechhap and Dolakha.

Prayer Points
* Pray that God will give the Sunuwar dreams and visions leading them to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that Nepali Christians will help lead them to salvation.

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