Kaora in Bangladesh






Largest Religion

Main Language



The Kaora people are mostly landless. They work as agricultural laborers and fish farmers. Some raise pigs and goats while others are drummers, rickshaw-pullers or palanquin-bearers. They do not have many educational opportunities, and they suffer from illiteracy. Their girls get married between the ages of 12-16, and boys are married at 20-25. Women have very low status in Kaora communities. The Kaora people are entirely Hindu, worshiping a variety of Hindu gods and goddesses. They cremate the dead and place the remains in a river. Most Kaora live in India, but a small contingent lives in Bangladesh.

Ministry Obstacles

The literacy rate is low among these people, so the Gospel needs to come to them in oral as well as written forms.

Outreach Ideas

Perhaps workers who can tell stories from scripture will be led by the Lord's Spirit to these people, in both Bangladesh and India.

Pray for the Followers of Christ

Even though there may be no followers of Jesus today among the Kaora in either Bangladesh or India, we can trust there soon will be many such followers. Pray for this to occur.

Pray for the Entire People Group

Please pray for a rising literacy rate among this people group, and for improving employment opportunities.

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People Name General Kaora
People Name in Country Kaora
Population in Bangladesh 5,100
World Population 388,000
Countries 2
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Kahar, Kawra, Keora, Kora
Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Bengali
People Name General Kaora
Ethnic Code CNN25b
People ID 17085
Country Bangladesh
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 43  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Khulna (5,100)
Total States on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Khulna (5,100)
Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Bengali (5,100)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Bengali 5,100
For Primary Language: Bengali

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1800-1980)
New Testament Yes   (1801-1984)
Complete Bible Yes   (1809-2000)
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bengali Bible stories Audio Recordings
Bengali Language Film Film / Video
Bible Visuals General
Bible-in-Your-Language Text / Printed Matter
Bible: Mussulmani-Bangla, Kitabul Mukkados Text / Printed Matter
Bible: Standard Bangla Common Language Text / Printed Matter
Bible: কিতাবুল মোকাদ্দস Text / Printed Matter
Bibles, Bible League Text / Printed Matter
Christ for the Nations Text / Printed Matter
EasyBibles Text / Printed Matter
Following Jesus (India, JF Project) Film / Video
Four Spiritual Laws General
General Ministry Resources Film / Video
God's Story Video Film / Video
Gods Simple Plan General
Got Questions Ministry General
International Bible Society Text / Printed Matter
Jesus Film: view in Bengali Film / Video
Magdalena (Jesus Film Project) Film / Video
Primary Religion: Hinduism

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
100.00 %
0.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
0.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
0.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
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Map Source: Omid / Joshua Project / Global Mapping Intl  
Video Source: Create International
Profile Source: Joshua Project  
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