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Warduji in Afghanistan

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
8,500 Dari Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %   

Warduji in Afghanistan

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Introduction / History
Warduji is a language of a small people group in northern Afghanistan. The Warduji people live only in the Zebak region of Afghanistan.

What are their lives like?
We know very little about the Warduji people, but we know they live in an isolated area. Most likely they have livestock and do some farming. They speak the Zebaki language.

What are their beliefs?
The Warduji people are solidly Sunni Muslim. Few if any have heard that there is a Savior who offers the only way to eternal life.

What are their needs?
The Warduji people live in a land that is isolated, and they need better schools and hospitals. They do not have an online New Testament or a JESUS Film, but there are gospel recordings available in their language. Living in a war-torn Muslim country, they are very unlikely to meet followers of Christ or people who can help them develop their local infrastructure.

Prayer Points
Pray that gospel recordings and the JESUS Film will find their way into every Warduji community. Pray that their leaders will be favorably disposed to the message of salvation by faith in the Risen King. Pray for medical workers who love the Lord to go to the Warduji people of Afghanistan.

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Global Prayer Digest: 2013-10-25
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Country: Afghanistan
Continent: Asia
Region: Asia, Central
Persecution Rank:1 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Location in Country:Badakhshan province: Werdoge river area west of Ishkashim.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
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Country Map:Political map
Ethnolinguistic Map:University of Texas or other map
  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Warduji
People Name General: Warduji
ROP3 Code: 110689
Joshua Project People ID: 15866
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 8,500
Population all Countries: 8,500
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: Persian-Median
People Cluster: Persian
People Name General: Warduji
Ethnic Code: CNT24f
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Dari (8,500 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): prs    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity0.00 %(Evangelical: 0.00 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam100.00 % 
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
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1974
New Testament:
Complete Bible: 2008
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
Audio RecordingsLove letter to you from scripture
Audio RecordingsLove letter to you from scripture
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament
Audio RecordingsOral Bible Stories
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio
Film / VideoGod's Love Story
Film / VideoGod's Story video
Film / Video / Animation
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Dari
Film / VideoLUMO film of Gospels
Film / VideoMagdalena video
Film / VideoRivka video
Film / VideoWorld Christian Videos
GeneralBible for Children
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGospel resources links
Mobile AppDownload audio Bible app as APK file
Mobile AppDownload audio Bible app as APK file
Mobile AppDownload audio Bible app from Google Pla ...
Text / Printed MatterBible Gateway scripture
Text / Printed MatterBible: Dari
Text / Printed MatterTopical Scripture booklets and Bible stu ...
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Warduji in Afghanistan

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People Cluster
    Persian     Asia, Central    
      Warduji Afghanistan    
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      Islam     Dari  
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