They live by gardening, hunting, and fishing in the coastal swamps. With their land at an altitude of less than 100 meters above sea level, the Ndom people can best be accessed by boat.
Most of the Ndom people wear modern clothing. The people eat yams, sugarcane, bananas, yams, and coconuts. The Ndom people use machettes and bows and arrows. A road has been started in the area. In Wetau there is neither health facilities nor health workers. The Ndom people have no gospel cassettes, films or videos in their language. There is a Catholic church in Wetau.
The language of communication at church and school is generally Indonesian but Ndao is still used at home.
Scripture Prayers for the Ndom in Indonesia.
|Profile Source: GMI Papua|
|Expanded PDF Profile|
|People Name General||Ndom|
|People Name in Country||Ndom|
|Population this Country||1,600|
|Population all Countries||1,600|
|Progress Scale||4 ●|
|Frontier People Group||No|
|GSEC||6 (per PeopleGroups.org)|
|Pioneer Workers Needed|
|National Bible Society||Website|
|Persecution Rank||28 (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)|
|Location in Country||Papua Province, Kolopom (Frederik Hendrik) island. Source: Ethnologue 2016|
|Major Religion ▲||Percent|
|Christianity (Evangelical 4.00 %)||
|Other / Small||
|Christian Segments ▲||Percent|