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Quechua, North Junin in Peru

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
79,000 Quechua, North Junin Christianity 90.00 % 0.90 % No   

Quechua, North Junin in Peru

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Introduction / History
The Quechua, North Junin of Peru have a population of 60,000. They are part of the Quechua people cluster in the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. This people group is found only in Peru. Their primary language is North Junin Quechua. The primary religion practiced by the Quechua, North Junin is ethno-religion, a system of religious practices closely tied to the identity of the ethnic group.

Where are they located?
They are located in Central Peru, Junin state, Tarma and Huancayo.

What are their beliefs?
They have a strong Catholic background mixed with traditional Inca beliefs of spititualism, sacred places and nature worship.

What are their needs?
They need adequate health care, agricutural development, education and small business training.

Prayer Points
* Pray that Christian churches will understand the role of pastors and deacons as servant leaders.
* Pray for mission teams entering the region for leadership training.
* Pray for storying teams that will train introduce believers to chronological Bible storying for evangelism and discipleship.
* Pray for the availability of the Jesus Film in the primary language of this people.

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Country: Peru
Continent: South America
Region: America, Latin
10/40 Window: No
Location in Country:Junin region: Carhuamayo, Junín, Ondores, and San Pedro de Cajas districts; Lima and Pasco regions.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
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People Name in Country: Quechua, North Junin
People Name General: Quechua, North Junin
Alternate People Names:
North Junin Quechua
ROP3 Code: 107405
Joshua Project People ID: 13983
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 79,000
Population all Countries: 79,000
Least-Reached: No
Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans
People Cluster: Quechua
People Name General: Quechua, North Junin
Ethnic Code: MIR39g
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Quechua, North Junin (79,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): qvn    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Sub-division:Roman Catholic
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity90.00 %(Evangelical: 0.90 %)
Ethnic Religions10.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant0.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic100.00 %
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have a larger relative representation among all who claim to be Christians.
Least-Reached: No
GSEC Status:Level 2   Less than 2% Evangelical. Initial (localized) church planting within past 2 years
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1954-1989
New Testament:
Complete Bible: None Reported
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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 World Christian Resource Directory
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament (FCBH)
Text / Printed MatterBible: Tayta Diospa Guepacag Testamentun
Text / Printed MatterOnline Bible text (Scripture Earth)
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Quechua, North Junin in Peru

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      Quechua, North Junin Peru    
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