Chin, Bawm in Myanmar (Burma)

Joshua Project has identified the Chin, Bawm only in Myanmar (Burma)

Population

1,710

Christian

100.0%

Evangelical

40.0%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


Chin State

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Profile Source: Anonymous


Introduction / History

The Bawm live in southeast Bangladesh, with many living in various places of Bandarban district but about one-third living in parts of Rangamati district. The Bawm people speak their own language, and they have some written materials in their language such as the Bible, hymns, small books, etc. 100% of the Bawm call themselves Christian. Most of them are jhum (slash-and-burn shifting agriculture) farmers. Some of them are teachers, NGO workers, or pastors, preaching the Gospel to the Mru, to the Khumi, and to other ethnic communities of the Chittagong Hill Tracts.


Where are they Located?

The Bawm live in the hilly areas. Their villages may be near roads, along riverbanks, or along the edge of the hills. A number of Bawm villages are situated in the valley.


What are Their Lives Like?

They work as farmers, NGO workers, businessmen, teachers, pastors. Income comes from handicrafts and crops that they produce in their field. They trade with Bengalis and other ethnic community people such as the Marma and Khumi. They grow rice, ginger, turmeric, vegetables, pineapple, oranges, etc. Additionally they make bags, long skirts, shawls, etc. A few have Western musical instruments, computers, TVs, motorbikes, cell phones, etc.




Profile Source: Anonymous

People Name General Chin, Bawm
People Name in Country Chin, Bawm
Population in Myanmar (Burma) 1,710
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Banjogi, Bawn, Mizo
Affinity Bloc Tibetan-Himalayan Peoples
People Cluster Kuki-Chin-Naga
People Name General Chin, Bawm
Ethnic Code MSY50z
Country Myanmar (Burma)
Continent Asia
Region Southeast Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Location in Country South Chin Hills
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Chin, Bawm (1,700)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Chin, Bawm 1,700
Category Resource
Audio Recordings Global Recordings
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Largest Religion Christianity
Buddhism
0.00%
Christianity
100%    ( Evangelical  40% )
Ethnic Religions
0.00%
Hinduism
0.00%
Islam
0.00%
Non-Religious
0.00%
Other / Small
0.00%
Unknown
0.00%
Christian Segments
Anglican
0.00%
Independent
95.00%
Protestant
0.00%
Orthodox
0.00%
Other Christian
5.00%
Roman Catholic
0.00%
Photo Source: Anonymous
Map Source: Burma Issues
Video Source: Asia Harvest
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