Waia, Kenedibi in Papua New Guinea

Joshua Project has identified the Waia only in Papua New Guinea





Largest Religion

Main Language


No profile text currently available. Profile suggestions welcome.

Joshua Project suggests the following outline:

  • Introduction / History
  • Where are they located?
  • What are their lives like?
  • What are their beliefs?
  • What are their needs?
  • Prayer Points

Submit a profile

People Name General Waia
People Name in Country Waia, Kenedibi
Population in Papua New Guinea 4,200
World Population 4,200
Countries 1
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Hiwi, Kenedibi
Affinity Bloc Pacific Islanders
People Cluster New Guinea
People Name General Waia
Ethnic Code AON09b
People ID 15820
Country Papua New Guinea
Region South Pacific
Continent Australia
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Western Province, lower Aramia River, Waya, Saiwase, Galu, Alagi villages; Bamu River, Alikinapi village; lower Fly River, Kenedibi, Urio, Wagumi-Sarau villages; Segero Creek, Segero village.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

No people group map currently available. Use the above button to submit a map.

Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Tabo (4,200)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Tabo 4,200
For Primary Language: Tabo

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1990-2002)
New Testament Yes   (2006)
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible: Godokono Hido Tabo Text / Printed Matter
Bible: The New Testament in the Fly River dialect of the Tab Text / Printed Matter
Scripture text - download Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 7.00 %)
60.00 %
Ethnic Religions
40.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
0.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
80.0 %
Roman Catholic
20.0 %
Data Sources: Data is compiled from various sources. Read more

Copyright © 2015 Joshua Project.  A ministry of Frontier Ventures.