Wotu in Indonesia

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Map Source:  Joshua Project / Global Mapping International
People Name: Wotu
Country: Indonesia
10/40 Window: Yes
Population: 600
World Population: 600
Primary Language: Wotu
Primary Religion: Islam
Christian Adherents: 0.85 %
Evangelicals: 0.85 %
Scripture: Unspecified
Online Audio NT: No
Jesus Film: No
Audio Recordings: No
People Cluster: Bugi-Makassar of Sulawesi
Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples
Progress Level:

Introduction / History

The Wotu people are a subgroup of the greater Buginese people who are known as Maritimers, traders and pirates. They speak a dialect of Buginese along with Bahasa, the trade language of Indonesia. They live in Sulawesi Island.

What Are Their Lives Like?

The Wotu are traders, farmers, businessmen, government workers and professionals.

What Are Their Beliefs?

Though the Wotu are Muslim, they have their own religious traditions.

What Are Their Needs?

The Wotu people need to put their hope in the King of kings, realizing that he is the one who gives them worth and dignity.

Prayer Points

Pray for loving workers to go to the Wotu people until there are disciples who make more disciples.

Pray the Lord will prepare the hearts of the Wotu to understand and to believe the gospel.

Pray for the Lord to bless the Wotu people with adequate education and medical facilities.

Pray for the Lord to bless the Wotu people so abundantly that they will see he is the only one worthy of praise and worship.

Text Source:   Joshua Project