Darzada in Pakistan

Map Source:  People Group Location: Omid. Other geography / data: GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project
People Name: Darzada
Country: Pakistan
10/40 Window: Yes
Population: 169,000
World Population: 169,000
Primary Language: Balochi, Southern
Primary Religion: Islam
Christian Adherents: 0.00 %
Evangelicals: 0.00 %
Scripture: New Testament
Online Audio NT: No
Jesus Film: Yes
Audio Recordings: Yes
People Cluster: South Asia Muslim - other
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
Progress Level:

Introduction / History

The Darzada people of Pakistan originated from Makran, a coastal region of Baloch Province. They speak Southern Baloch.

Where Are they Located?

The Darzada people of Pakistan originated from Makran, a coastal region of Baloch Province. Most of them still live there. They speak Southern Baloch. Some live in the adjacent Sindh Province. Others live in Iran, Iraq, Syria, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia.

What Are Their Lives Like?

The Darzada people come from many walks of life. There are Darzada people who are famous singers, politicians, and poets.

What Are Their Beliefs?

The Darzada people are almost all Sunni Muslims who believe that they must be saved by their works of obedience to Allah. There is no savior in Islam. They can easily go through their entire lives without having contact with one person who truly follows Christ.

What Are Their Needs?

The Darzada people need to hear that there is no forgiveness of sin apart from Jesus Christ, the Savior who paid for all sin.

Prayer Points

Pray that this will be the year when the Darzada people hear that Jesus Christ is the only Savior.
Pray for the Holy Spirit to move throughout Baloch Province, especially in Makran, the home of many Darzada people.
Pray for the Lord to bring about a church planting movement among the Darzada people.

Text Source:   Global Prayer Digest