Arinua, Lolopani in Papua New Guinea

Joshua Project has identified the Arinua only in Papua New Guinea

Population

3,900

Christian

95.0%

Evangelical

16.0%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


Profile Source: Anonymous


Introduction / History

The Wanib people live in one of the lesser developed areas of Papua New Guinea. They can reach a few medical posts, two schools, and Nuku Station, which has an airstrip and trade stores within one day's walking distance. They want 'good food' like rice and tinned fish. Some villages have left their old church denomination for a new cargo cult church, led by a man who claims to be the black savior for the PNG people and promises to be the road to prosperity. Some people do not see the difference between the Christian church and the cargo cult group. Yet, others know the Truth and serve God in the name of Jesus in their villages.

The Wanib people are in a cultural transition and their traditions – musical, spiritual, social, agricultural, and linguistic – may not survive. The most evident things they are grasping for in this transition are what they perceive the developed, outside world to have - wealth, education, health, ease of living, and the favor of God. Pray that in this transition the Wanib people would embrace a genuine Christian faith. Pray that the Wanib would look to God rather than to false religions and come to know that God hears their desires and meets their needs. Pray that God would make his children among the Wanib fruitful, and that the Wanib people would come to know the truth and be set free from deception.




Profile Source: Anonymous

Expanded PDF Profile

People Name General Arinua
People Name in Country Arinua, Lolopani
Population in Papua New Guinea 3,900
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Lolopani, Ruruhip, Uruhip
Affinity Bloc Pacific Islanders
People Cluster New Guinea
People Name General Arinua
Ethnic Code AON09b
Country Papua New Guinea
Continent Australia
Region South Pacific
10/40 Window No
Location in Country Sandaun Province, Nuku District
People Group Map Arinua, Lolopani in Papua New Guinea PDF Version



Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Heyo (3,900)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Heyo 3,900
Category Resource
Audio Recordings Global Recordings
Largest Religion Christianity
Buddhism
0.00%
Christianity
95%    ( Evangelical  16% )
Ethnic Religions
5.00%
Hinduism
0.00%
Islam
0.00%
Non-Religious
0.00%
Other / Small
0.00%
Unknown
0.00%
Christian Segments
Anglican
0.00%
Independent
0.00%
Protestant
40.00%
Orthodox
0.00%
Other Christian
0.00%
Roman Catholic
60.00%
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