Goriya, Muslim in Pakistan

Population

1,580

Christian

Evangelical

0.00%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


Introduction / History

The young woman sat under the tree with her legs folded under her thinking about how her life was going to change in a few days. Not long ago her father made the decision that she was to marry her cousin. She was not happy about this, but since she is part of the Muslim Goriya community, she had no choices. The family decided who she would marry, where she would go, and what she would do. Maybe it would be all right; perhaps, she would like her new life. Then again, maybe she wouldn't. It did not matter because life did not change for a Goriya woman. She had no control over her future, so why even think about it?

The Goriya people live a simple life as farmers. Christ is missing in the midst of this simple life. There are no believers in their area of Nepal. The Goriya people speak four different languages, but Awadhi is the most common tongue. The New Testament is available in audio and a print version in this language.


Prayer Points

Pray for God to make these resources widely available to the Goriya people. Nothing is impossible with God. Therefore, pray for a spiritual awakening in every Goriya community in Nepal.


People Name General Goriya, Muslim
People Name in Country Goriya, Muslim
Population in Pakistan 1,580
World Population 17,000
Countries 2
Progress Scale 1.1
Least-Reached Yes
Unengaged or Unknown Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names
Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Urdu Muslim
People Name General Goriya, Muslim
Ethnic Code CNN25r
Country Pakistan
Region Central Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 8  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution rankinging, )

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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Urdu (1,100) Sindhi (500)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Urdu 1,100 Sindhi 500
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1747-1894)
New Testament Yes   (1758-2000)
Complete Bible Yes   (1843-1998)
Audio Bible Online
Category Resource
Audio Recordings Global Recordings
Audio Recordings Online New Testament - Easy to Read (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament - Pakistan Bible Society (FCB
Audio Recordings Online scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Oral Bible
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Audio Recordings Urdu Bible stories
Audio Recordings Urdu Online Audio Bible
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Urdu
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / Video The Hope Video
Film / Video Urdu Language Film
General Bible Visuals
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Gods Simple Plan
General Got Questions Ministry
Printed Matter Fathers Love Letter

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
100.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Profile Source: Global Prayer Digest / Keith Carey 
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