Sekapan in Malaysia

Joshua Project has identified the Sekapan only in Malaysia

Population

1,920

Christian

Evangelical

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


Introduction / History

The Sekapan are a small, minority group located in Malaysia.


Where are they Located?

They live in the Belaga district of Sarawak in Malaysia.


What are Their Lives Like?

The people make their living hunting, selling jungle products and farming. A few work in the publc sector.


What are Their Beliefs?

Though some still practice their traditional religion, many have become Christians. From 1920 onward BEM (Borneo Evanglical Mission) did work among them.


What are Their Needs?

There is a need for the local believers to undertake the support of a pastor.


Prayer Points

* Pray for the gospel to be declared in this region.
* Pray for an improvement in the quality of life for the people.


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Sekapan
People Name in Country Sekapan
Population in Malaysia 1,920
World Population 1,900
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names
Affinity Bloc Malay Peoples
People Cluster Borneo-Kalimantan
People Name General Sekapan
Ethnic Code MSY44z
Country Malaysia
Region Southeast Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 40  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution rankinging, )
Location in Country Belaga, 7th Division

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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Sekapan (1,900)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Sekapan 1,900
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Translation Need Questionable
Category Resource
None reported  

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 6.00 %)
40.00 %
Ethnic Religions
60.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
70.0 %
Roman Catholic
30.0 %
Photo Source: Anonymous  
Profile Source: Anonymous  
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