Sarki in Nepal

Population

378,000

Christian

0.95%

Evangelical

0.00%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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The traditional and primary occupation of the Sarki was shoe-making, but nowadays only a few among them are occupied as leather-workers or cobblers. They have family deities and a village deity. Some of their deities are Santala Devi, Maidevta and Dat Kali. Their witchdoctor is called lama or jhankri.

Ministry Obstacles

The worldview of the Sarki is very different than those of a monotheist, who believes in one God who is creator of all.


Outreach Ideas

The Lord is building his church in the region. His Spirit is active. Pray that Christian workers will include the Sarki community in their outreach.


Pray for the Followers of Christ

There are some Christians among the Sarki community. Pray they become more than cultural Christians, instead becoming zealous disciples of Christ, trusting him fully with their lives.


Pray for the Entire People Group

Pray the Sarki community will be dissatisfied with worshiping the gods of this age, but rather will hunger to know the creator God and his Son who came to give them life.

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Country Nepal
Continent Asia
Region South Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Location in Country East and south central.
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People Name General Sarki
People Name in Country Sarki
ROP3 Code 113530
Joshua Project People ID 18035
Indigenous Yes
Population in Nepal 378,000
Least-Reached Yes
Alternate Names for People Group Cobbier, Sarkar, Tapa, Tapoli, Thapa,
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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Nepali 367,981 Bantawa 6,288 Newar 5,710 Kulung 2,350
Bhojpuri 2,243 Maithili 1,582 Musasa 1,400 Rajbanshi 809
Rawat 560 Kayort 530 Chamling 520 Kham, Western Parbate 440
Kham, Sheshi 430 Bhujel 380 Kham, Gamale 230 Sonha 230
Walungge 190 Lumba-Yakkha 160 Dungmali 150 Thulung 140
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Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Nepali-Pahari
People Name General Sarki
Ethnic Code CNN25k
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Largest Religion Hinduism
Buddhism
1.56%
Christianity
0.95%    ( Evangelical  0.00% )
Ethnic Religions
0.00%
Hinduism
97.30%
Islam
0.00%
Non-Religious
0.00%
Other / Small
0.09%
Unknown
0.09%
Christian Segments
Anglican
0.00%
Independent
0.00%
Protestant
0.00%
Orthodox
0.00%
Other Christian
0.00%
Roman Catholic
0.00%
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