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Sarnami Hindi, East Indian in Curacao

Sarnami Hindi, East Indian

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
600 Hindustani, Sarnami Hinduism 1.00 % 0.00 %   

Sarnami Hindi, East Indian in Curacao

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Introduction / History
This people group originated in the Indian states of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar before they went as indentured servants to Curacao, just north of South America to work in salt mines and plantations.

Where are they located?
The Hindu Sarnami people are found in the three small countries on the northern tip of South America, the Netherlands, and Curacao. Curacao is an island in the Caribbean Sea, just off the coast of Venezuela.

What are their lives like?
Oil, shipping, and tourism are important industries in Curacao. Most likely the Hindi Sarnami people are involved in these industries. This country has a high standard of living by Caribbean standards.

What are their beliefs?
The majority of the Hindi Sarnami people in Curacao are Hindu. Only about one percent of them are Christian of any kind.

What are their needs?
The Hindi Sarnami people in Curacao need a spiritual hunger that will lead them to Jesus Christ.

Prayer Points
* Pray for spiritual receptivity among these Hindus.
* There are Christian resources in their language. Pray that the Hindi Sarnami people in Curacao will eagerly listen to them and be drawn to the Lord.
* Pray for a disciple making movement to emerge among the Hindi Sarnami people on the island of Curacao.

References
https://joshuaproject.net/people_groups/14771/UC
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caribbean_Hindustani
https://www.wycliffe.net/world?continent=AME&country=GY&code=hns

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Country: Curacao
Continent: North America
Region: America, North and Caribbean
10/40 Window: No
   
  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Sarnami Hindi, East Indian
People Name General: Sarnami Hindi
Alternate People Names:
AwadhiCaribbean Hindi
Caribbean Hindi SpeakersCarribean Hindi
East IndianEast Indian Hindi
Hindi
ROP3 Code: 108730
Joshua Project People ID: 14771
Indigenous: No
Population in Country: 600
Population all Countries: 1,146,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: Hindi
People Name General: Sarnami Hindi
Ethnic Code: CNN25g
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Hindustani, Sarnami
Language Code (ISO): hns    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity1.00 %(Evangelical: 0.00 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism80.00 % 
Islam10.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small9.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant10.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic90.00 %
 
(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: 1980-1993
New Testament:
1997-2010Audio
Complete Bible: None Reported
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 RecordingsOnline New Testament (FCBH)
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Hindustani, Sarnami
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
Text / Printed MatterBible: Parmeswar ke naawa poestak
Text / Printed MatterJesus Messiah comic book
Text / Printed MatterOnline Bible text (Scripture Earth)
 
 
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Sarnami Hindi, East Indian in Curacao

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