East Indian in Trinidad and Tobago


Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge

Introduction / History

After slavery was outlawed throughout the British Empire, the English began to recruit indentured servants from various parts of the world including South Asia. Between 1845 and 1917, they brought Indians to Trinidad and Tobago to work in sugar cane and cocoa fields.


Where Are they Located?

Trinidad and Tobago is an island just north of Venezuela.


What Are Their Lives Like?

Trinidad and Tobago now has the third wealthiest economy in the Americas after the US and Canada, according to Wikipedia. Their wealth comes largely from petroleum. The Hindi Sarnami people are probably involved with this industry.


What Are Their Beliefs?

About half of this people group is Hindu, and more than one-third of them are Christian in one form or another.


What Are Their Needs?

The Hindi Sarnami people in Trinidad and Tobago need a spiritual hunger that will lead them to allow Jesus Christ full control over their lives.


Prayer Points

Pray for spiritual receptivity.
There are a number of Christian resources in their language. Pray that the Hindi Sarnami people will eagerly listen to them and be drawn to the Lord.
Pray for a disciple making movement to emerge among the Hindi Sarnami people in Trinidad and Tobago.


Scripture Prayers for the East Indian in Trinidad and Tobago.


References

https://joshuaproject.net/people_groups/14771/TD
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Trinidad_and_Tobago
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caribbean_Hindustani
https://www.wycliffe.net/world?continent=AME&country=GY&code=hns


Profile Source:   Keith Carey  

People Name General East Indian
People Name in Country East Indian
Pronunciation eest IN-dee-un
Alternate Names Awadhi; Caribbean Hindi; Caribbean Hindi Speakers; Carribean Hindi; East Indian; East Indian Hindi; Hindi
Population this Country 572,000
Population all Countries 1,349,000
Total Countries 6
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 4
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
People ID 14771
ROP3 Code 108730
ROP25 Code 303202
ROP25 Name Indo-Caribbean (Sarnami)

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Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 6.53 %)
38.00 %
Ethnic Religions
1.00 %
Hinduism
50.00 %
Islam
10.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
1.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Primary Language:  English

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1530-1995)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1380-2011)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1382-2020)
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Film / Video Rock International: King of Glory Rock International
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