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Ghasi, Hindu in India

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Ghasi, Hindu in India

The traditional and primary occupation of the Ghasi has been scavenging and agricultural labor, but presently they are engaged in additional lines of work. Some are engaged in service, business, or as musicians. They are a Scheduled Caste. A largely Hinduized community, they worship their ancestors and clan and village deities. They prefer consulting a sorcerer rather than utilizing modern medical facilities. On account of their poor economic condition, the Ghasi do not encourage their children to study beyond primary school. Their literacy rate is low, probably below 30%.

Ministry Obstacles

The low literacy rate of the Ghasi suggests the need for the Gospel to come to them in oral form, as well as in written form.

Outreach Ideas

Pray for workers who know how to communicate using stories from scripture. The languages spoken by these people all have many good resources available, but workers are needed to take these to the people.

Pray for the Followers of Christ

A tiny handful of the Ghasi have identified themselves as Christians to the Indian census. These people need prayer support. Pray their faith will be protected and nurtured. They need encouragement, and they need teachers to help them.

Pray for the Entire People Group

Please pray this poor community of low caste people will be able to gain skills to make them more employable. They very much need to raise their literacy rate. Pray that parents will see the importance of providing a good education for their children.

Scripture Focus

"The Lord has bared His holy arm in the sight of all the nations, That all the ends of the earth may see The salvation of our God." Isaiah 52:10

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