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Koracha, caste in India

Koracha, caste

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Koracha, caste in India

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Introduction / History
The Koracha of Tamil Nadu speak, read and write in Tamil. They are not vegetarians but do not eat beef and eat rice as a cereal.

They have adult marriages and are monogamous. They have birth and marriage rituals. The dead are buried. The bereaved can marry again. On the death of the father, sons inherit the property with the oldest son becoming in charge of the home. Hinduism is their religion. Basket work is done by them as their main occupation. They have a caste association to look after them. Modern and traditional medicines are used by them. They are educated.

The Koracha live in Andhra Pradesh too. They prefer cousin marriages. Many of them are nomads. They speak, read and write in Telugu. Some of them do use family planning.

Prayer Points
* Pray that the caste association leaders come to Jesus Christ and lead others to Him.
* Pray that gospel materials will lead them to salvation.

References
Singh, K. S., ed. "India's Communities A-Z", Oxford University Press, USA 1999

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Country: India
Continent: Asia
Region: Asia, South
Persecution Rank:10 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Population in Country:79,000
Largest States:
Karnataka (57,000)Gujarat (17,000)
Andhra Pradesh (1,000)Tamil Nadu (700)
Daman and Diu (600)Maharashtra (500)
Dadra and Nagar Haveli (500)Puducherry (90)
Odisha (80)Kerala (10)
Total States on file:10
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Koracha, caste
People Name General: Koracha, caste
Alternate People Names:
BajantriGaradwallu
JogulaKaranga
KargaKolcha
KolghaKoracha
Koracha SettyKorachavavdlu
KoracholluKoraga
Korama SettyKorana
KoravaKoravan
ROP3 Code: 112634
Joshua Project People ID: 17264
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 79,000
Population all Countries: 79,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: Tamil
People Name General: Koracha, caste
Ethnic Code: CNN23a
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Kannada (47,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): kan    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Gujarati (17,000)Telugu (5,300)
Yerukula (3,600)Tamil (1,800)
Hindi (1,200)Konkani (200)
Odia (70)Malayalam (40)
Total Languages: 9
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity0.01 %(Evangelical: Data not available)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism99.99 % 
Islam0.00 % 
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
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: 1812-1988
New Testament:
1823-1995Audio
Complete Bible: 1831-2000
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 RecordingsFather's Love Letter
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament (FCBH)
Audio RecordingsOnline Scripture / Bible
Audio RecordingsOral Bible stories in Kannada
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoFollowing Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Kannada
Film / VideoMagdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoMy Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
Mobile AppDownload Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed MatterBible
Text / Printed MatterBible: ಕನ್ನಡ - Kannada
Text / Printed MatterBibles, Bible League
Text / Printed MatterInternational Bible Society
Text / Printed MatterOneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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