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Med in Pakistan

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
26,000 Balochi, Southern Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %   

Med in Pakistan

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Introduction / History
According to the Med people, they came from Gandava in the Kacchi region of Balochistan and migrated to the Makran coast, where many of them live today.

They are of diverse origin. They have four clans, each of which claims that they can trace their origins back to a different ethnic group. This suggests that the Med people absorb other ethnic groups that migrate to Makran.

Where are they located?
The Meh people live in Pakistan's southwestern Baloch Province. Specifically, they live in the southern part of Balochistan on the Makran coast in a district called Lasbela. Some live in the nearby city of Karachi. The location is semi-desert even though it is on the coast of the Arabian Sea.

What are their lives like?
The Med people are the most prominent fishing community in Pakistan's Baloch Province. Those who live in Iran are either fishermen or farmers.

The Med people speak Balochi, and consider themselves to be Baloch, but other ethnic groups see them as different and distinct.

What are their beliefs?
The Med people are 100 percent Sunni Muslim.

What are their needs?
The Med people have almost no chance to hear about the power and love of Jesus Christ, the only One who can save us from sin. Believers need to go to the Med people with music, plays, and stories about the ways of Jesus.

Prayer Points
Pray for the Med people to have the chance to meet the One who called His disciples to become fishers of men. Pray that they will become fishers of men in Pakistan and Iran.
Pray for Baloch language materials to become readily available to the Med people.
Pray for a movement to Christ among the Med people.


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Country: Pakistan
Continent: Asia
Region: Asia, South
Persecution Rank:7 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Population in Country:26,000
Largest Provinces:
Balochistan (26,000)
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Ethnolinguistic Map:University of Texas or other map
  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Med
People Name General: Med
Alternate People Names:
ROP3 Code: 115597
Joshua Project People ID: 19456
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 26,000
Population all Countries: 26,000
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Muslim - other
People Name General: Med
Ethnic Code: CNN25
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Balochi, Southern (22,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): bcc    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Balochi, Eastern (2,300)Brahui (900)
Sindhi (900)Urdu (400)
Saraiki (100)
Total Languages: 6
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: 1992-1994
New Testament:
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
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio
Film / VideoGod's Story video
Film / Video / Animation
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Balochi, Southern
Film / VideoLUMO film of Gospels
Film / VideoWorld Christian Videos
GeneralBible for Children
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GeneralGospel resources links
Mobile AppDownload audio Bible app as APK file
Text / Printed MatterBible: Balochi, Southern
Text / Printed MatterBible: Balochi, Southern
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Med in Pakistan

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People Cluster
    South Asia Muslim - other     Asia, South    
      Med Pakistan    
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            Med in Pakistan          
      Religion Language  
      Islam     Balochi, Southern  
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