Khairwar in Bangladesh


Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge
* From latest Bangladesh census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.

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Introduction / History

The word "Khairar" relates to the word catechu, an extract of the Acacia tree used variously as a food additive, astringent, tannin, and dye. Khairwar formerly gathered this extract as their vocation, and today are mostly involved with some aspect of farming.


Where Are they Located?

Most of the Khariwar people live in various parts of India, but a small number are in Bangladesh


What Are Their Lives Like?

The majority are not land owners. They have not emphasized sending their children to school because of their poor economic situation.


What Are Their Beliefs?

These Hindus worship Surya as their family deity, and also worship their ancestors. Kali is their village deity. Regional deities include Durga and Bajrangbali.


What Are Their Needs?

The Khairwar people need to improve their standard of living, with rising literacy rates and better employment opportunities. They need to be able to purchase farm land of their own.


Prayer Points

Pray for his kingdom to come and his will to be done among the Khairwar people.
Pray for a "Book of Acts" type of movement to Christ among the Khairwar people.
Pray for Holy Spirit anointed believers from the Khairwar people to change their society from within.
Pray for a movement in which the Holy Spirit leads and empowers Khairwar disciples to make more disciples.


Scripture Prayers for the Khairwar in Bangladesh.


References

https://joshuaproject.net/people_groups/17157/IN
https://www.peoplegroups.org/Explore/groupdetails.aspx?peid=42044


Profile Source:   Keith Carey  
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People Name General Khairwar
People Name in Country Khairwar
Population this Country 1,300
Population all Countries 498,000
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
Alternate Names Kaira; Kathakar; Khai; Khaira; Khairah; Khairaha; Kharwar; Kherwar; Khirwar; Konda; Roy; खैरवार
People ID 17157
ROP3 Code 112507
Country Bangladesh
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 29  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 4
Largest States
Dhaka
500
Khulna
400
Rajshahi
200
Chittagong
100
Country Bangladesh
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 29  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 4
  Dhaka 500
  Khulna 400
  Rajshahi 200
  Chittagong 100
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Bengali (1,300 speakers)
Language Code ben   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Bengali (1,300 speakers)
Language Code ben   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Bengali

Primary Language:  Bengali

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1800-1980)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1801-1984)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1809-2022)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
World Bibles
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
Virtual Storehouse
Resource Type Resource Name Source
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching Global Recordings Network
Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
Audio Recordings Online New Testament Faith Comes by Hearing
Audio Recordings Oral Bible stories One Story
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio Jesus Film Project
Film / Video Following Jesus video Jesus Film Project
Film / Video God's Love Story General / Other
Film / Video God's Story video God's Story
Film / Video Indigitube.tv Video / Animation Create International
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Bengali Jesus Film Project
Film / Video LUMO film of Gospels Bible Media Group/LUMO
Film / Video Magdalena video Jesus Film Project
Film / Video My Last Day video, anime Jesus Film Project
Film / Video Rivka video Jesus Film Project
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children Jesus Film Project
Film / Video The Prophets' Story Create International
Film / Video The Savior 3 - Woman at the Well Create International
Film / Video The Savior 8 - Jesus is Risen Create International
General Bible for Children Bible for Children
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
100.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
* From latest Bangladesh census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.
Photo Source Anonymous 
Map Source People Group data: Omid. Map geography: UNESCO / GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project.  
Profile Source Keith Carey  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more