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Kawahia, Fezara in Sudan

Kawahia, Fezara

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
1,086,000 Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Islam 0.10 % 0.10 %   

Kawahia, Fezara in Sudan

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Introduction / History
Like the Gaaliin people, the Kawahia are also part of the Sudanese Arab ethnic group, which is possibly the largest in the north and central regions of Sudan.

Arabs find their origins in the ancient Bedouins of Saudi Arabia, but today the Sudanese Arabs primarily dwell in Sudan and Egypt, with smaller groups in other North African and Middle Eastern countries.

What are their lives like?
Kawahia are African in many respects; however, they still retain distinct aspects of their Arab culture, such as loyalty, hospitality, and strict codes of honor.

Sudanese Arabs also retain characteristics of Arab family and societal life, such as the distinct roles of males and females. Males are highly valued, and women occupy a subservient role beneath the men. However, in Sudanese Arab culture, women enjoy more freedom and liberty than women in many Arab societies around the world.

Prayer Points
Pray for the message of Jesus to come to the Kawahia in a way that connects with their cultural values of loyalty and honor.
Pray that the Kawahia will not be left without a witness any longer, and that long-term workers will be raised up to live among them.

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Global Prayer Digest: 2013-01-21
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Country: Sudan
Continent: Africa
Region: Africa, East and Southern
Persecution Rank:10 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Location in Country:Widespread.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
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Country Map:Political map
Linguistic Map:Ethnologue language map
  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Kawahia, Fezara
People Name General: Kawahia
Alternate People Names:
ROP3 Code: 104767
Joshua Project People ID: 12583
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 1,086,000
Population all Countries: 1,086,000
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: Arab World
People Cluster: Arab, Sudan
People Name General: Kawahia
Ethnic Code: CMT30
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Arabic, Sudanese Spoken (1,086,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): apd    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity0.10 %(Evangelical: 0.10 %)
Ethnic Religions7.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam92.90 % 
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
GSEC Status:Level 1   Less than 2% Evangelical. Some evangelical resources available, but no active church planting within past 2 years
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1927-1964
New Testament:
Complete Bible: None Reported
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
 World Bible Finder
 World Christian Resource Directory
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsArabic Bible Online
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament
Film / Video / Animation
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Arabic, Sudanese Spo ...
Film / VideoLUMO film of Gospels
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children
Film / VideoWorld Christian Videos
GeneralGospel resources links
Mobile AppDownload audio Bible app as APK file
Mobile AppDownload audio Bible app from Google Pla ...
Text / Printed MatterTools for faith conversations
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Kawahia, Fezara in Sudan

Global                 Global
  Affinity Bloc             Global  
People Cluster
    Arab, Sudan     Africa, East and Southern    
      Kawahia Sudan    
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            Kawahia, Fezara in Sudan          
      Religion Language  
      Islam     Arabic, Sudanese Spoken  
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