Kamaru in Indonesia

The Kamaru have only been reported in Indonesia
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Largest Religion
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Introduction / History

The Kamaru people are defined by their language of the same name.


Where Are they Located?

The Kamaru people live in southern Sulawesi Island in Indonesia.


What Are Their Lives Like?

Like many people groups in this part of the world, the Kamarus earn their living by farming and fishing.


What Are Their Beliefs?

The Kamaru people are mostly Muslims, though their form of Islam is tainted by traditional beliefs which keep them from completely following Allah. Some of them are Christians, despite the fact there are few gospel materials in their language.


What Are Their Needs?

The Kamaru people need to rely on the finished work of Christ for eternal salvation.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Kamaru in Indonesia.

* Pray for the Lord to raise up a strong disciple making movement to saturate the hearts and minds of the Kamaru people of Indonesia.
* Pray for God's blessing, strengthening and healing of Kamaru families and communities through the abundant life Jesus offers to all who call on His name.
* Pray for God's blessing on the leaders of the Kamaru people, along with their families, and for their communities to welcome and enjoy God's blessing.
* Pray for the Lord to multiply the reception and influence of His Word among the Kamaru people, leading them to love Him with their whole being.


References

https://joshuaproject.net/people_groups/12461/ID
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kamaru


Profile Source:   Keith Carey  

Additional Info
Pray for Sulawesi
People Name General Kamaru
People Name in Country Kamaru
Population this Country 4,500
Population all Countries 4,500
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 4  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
Alternate Names
People ID 12461
ROP3 Code 104507
Country Indonesia
Region Asia, Southeast
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 47  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Sulawesi Tenggara Province, Buton regency, east Buton island on Lawelu bay.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Indonesia
Region Asia, Southeast
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 47  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Sulawesi Tenggara Province, Buton regency, east Buton island on Lawelu bay..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Map of Kamaru in Indonesia Ethnolinguistic map or other map

Primary Language Kamaru (4,500 speakers)
Language Code kgx   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Unknown
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Kamaru (4,500 speakers)
Language Code kgx   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Kamaru

Primary Language:  Kamaru

Bible Translation Status:  Translation Needed

Resource Type Resource Name
None reported  
Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.50 %)
4.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
96.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
10.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
80.0 %
Roman Catholic
10.0 %
Map Source People Group location: IMB. Map geography: ESRI / GMI. Map design: Joshua Project.  
Profile Source Keith Carey  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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