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Ormuri in Afghanistan

Ormuri

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
3,200 Pashto, Southern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % No No   

Ormuri in Afghanistan

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Summary
The Nuristani people groups are unique amid others living in Afghanistan - so unique they cannot be viewed through a single lens. Their common threads may be religion, ethnicity, and remnants of customs pre-dating their collective conversion to Islam a little more than 100 years ago. As early inhabitants of the Nuristani region in northeast Afghanistan, most still reside there, although two groups - the Malakhel and Ormuri - now live among the Pashtun in Paktika Province southeast of Kabul. Physically, the people favor Europeans; blond or red hair and blue or green eyes are seen frequently. Storied warriors of ages past, Nuristani tribes are described as attractive, athletically-built people. Cited as reliable and loyal, they are creative, too, as attested to by their skilled architecture and craftsmanship.

Ministry Obstacles
Afghanistan presents many challenges to Christian workers, and physical danger is sometimes encountered.

Outreach Ideas
Pray for Christian NGOs at work in the country to effectively help the people, and do it in such a way that Christ is honored.

Pray for the followers of Christ
There are no known followers of Jesus today among the Ormuri. Pray the Lord is even now stirring the hearts of many in this tribe to seek forgiveness for their sin, forgiveness that comes only by placing faith in Christ.

Pray for the entire people group
Please pray for peace throughout Afghanistan, and for a national government that is competent and just.

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Country: Afghanistan
Continent: Asia
Region: Asia, Central
Persecution Rank:2 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Total Provinces on file:1
Location in Country:Kandahar area; Badghis, Farah, Helmand, Herat, Kandahar, Nimroz, Uruzgan, and Zabul provinces.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Ormuri
People Name General: Ormuri
Alternate People Names:
Ormui
ROP3 Code: 110432
Joshua Project People ID: 15735
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 3,200
Population all Countries: 3,200
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Persian-Median
People Cluster: Pashtun
People Name General: Ormuri
Ethnic Code: CNT24d
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Pashto, Southern
Language Code (ISO): pbt    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Ormuri (Unknown)
Total Languages: 2
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Islam
Religion Sub-division:Sunni
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: 2011
New Testament: None Reported
Complete Bible: None Reported
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsGeneral Ministry Resources
Audio RecordingsPashto Radio
Film / VideoGod's Love Story
Film / VideoThe Prophets' Story
 
 
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Ormuri in Afghanistan

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