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Deaf in Slovakia


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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
11,000 Slovakian Sign Language Christianity 93.34 % Unknown No No   

Deaf in Slovakia

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Introduction / History
Father Frantisek Bartos started the Christian Center of Deaf in Banska Bystra Slovakia. He has worked tirelessly on behalf of the Deaf though out all of Slovakia and has even started a publication called KCNS. He has started interpreter-training programs to train more interpreters for the Deaf in Slovakia. There are at least two residential schools for Deaf orphans in Slovakia under this pastor's auspices. Within this past year IMB started teaching Chronological Bible Storying to Deaf which has been very well received. Some of the vocational training available to Deaf includes glass making, cooking, key making, painting, sewing and wood working. Many Deaf struggle with learning the national language of Slovak as verbal languages are often a second language for most Deaf and many are only functionally literate. Even though Czech Republic and Slovakia were one country in the past there is only about a 50% similarity of signs and they most likely will need a separate video translation of the scriptures.

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Country: Slovakia
Continent: Europe
Region: Europe, Eastern and Eurasia
10/40 Window: No
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People Name in Country: Deaf
People Name General: Deaf
ROP3 Code: 114916
Joshua Project People ID: 19007
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 11,000
Population all Countries: 46,968,000
Least-Reached: No
Affinity Bloc: Deaf
People Cluster: Deaf
People Name General: Deaf
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Primary Language: Slovakian Sign Language (11,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): svk    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity93.34 %(Evangelical: Data not available)
Ethnic Religions0.05 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.03 % 
Non-Religious6.53 % 
Other / Small0.05 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant0.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic0.00 %
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
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Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have a larger relative representation among all who claim to be Christians.
Least-Reached: No
GSEC Status:Level 1   Less than 2% Evangelical. Some evangelical resources available, but no active church planting within past 2 years
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New Testament: None Reported
Complete Bible: None Reported
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Deaf in Slovakia

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People Cluster
    Deaf     Europe, Eastern and Eurasia    
      Deaf Slovakia    
            People-by-Country (Profile)          
            Deaf in Slovakia          
      Religion Language  
      Christianity     Slovakian Sign Language  
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