Karko in Sudan

The Karko have only been reported in Sudan
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Introduction / History

The Karko people group is a tribe living in nine villages in Dilling county, of the Nuba Mountains in the state of South Kordofan, Sudan. They have their own language, Karko, but there are also Arabized Karko people whose primary language is Sudanese Arabic.


What Are Their Lives Like?

They live on a simple diet from the sorghum and corn they grow as well as beef, mutton and goat from the livestock they raise.


What Are Their Beliefs?

The Karko people are all Muslims.


What Are Their Needs?

They have no schools or health care facilities.


Prayer Points

Pray for the Lord to give Karko family leaders dreams of the holy and risen Christ, and that they will share their dreams with many others.
Pray for the Lord to thrust out loving and dedicated workers to the Karko people of Sudan.
Pray there will soon come a day when Karko disciples will make more disciples.


Scripture Prayers for the Karko in Sudan.


Profile Source:   Joshua Project  

People Name General Karko
People Name in Country Karko
Alternate Names Karko; Kithonirishe
Population this Country 29,000
Population all Countries 29,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
GSEC 0  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
People ID 11825
ROP3 Code 103230
ROP25 Code 302585
ROP25 Name Garko (Karko)
Country Sudan
Region Africa, East and Southern
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 8  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Janub Kurdufan state: Karko hills, 35 km west of Dilling, includes Dulman.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Sudan
Region Africa, East and Southern
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 8  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Janub Kurdufan state: Karko hills, 35 km west of Dilling, includes Dulman..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
100.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Primary Language Karko (29,000 speakers)
Language Code kko   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Unknown
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Karko (29,000 speakers)
Language Code kko   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Karko

Primary Language:  Karko

Bible Translation Status:  Translation Started

Resource Type Resource Name Source
None reported  
Photo Source Final Sudan 
Map Source Joshua Project / Global Mapping International  
Profile Source Joshua Project 
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