Sarnami Hindi, East Indian in Curacao


Population
600
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge

Introduction / History

This people group originated in the Indian states of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar before they went as indentured servants to Curacao, just north of South America to work in salt mines and plantations.


Where Are they Located?

The Hindu Sarnami people are found in the three small countries on the northern tip of South America, the Netherlands, and Curacao. Curacao is an island in the Caribbean Sea, just off the coast of Venezuela.


What Are Their Lives Like?

Oil, shipping, and tourism are important industries in Curacao. Most likely the Hindi Sarnami people are involved in these industries. This country has a high standard of living by Caribbean standards.


What Are Their Beliefs?

The majority of the Hindi Sarnami people in Curacao are Hindu. Only about one percent of them are Christian of any kind.


What Are Their Needs?

The Hindi Sarnami people in Curacao need a spiritual hunger that will lead them to Jesus Christ.


Prayer Points

* Pray for spiritual receptivity among these Hindus.
* There are Christian resources in their language. Pray that the Hindi Sarnami people in Curacao will eagerly listen to them and be drawn to the Lord.
* Pray for a disciple making movement to emerge among the Hindi Sarnami people on the island of Curacao.


References

https://joshuaproject.net/people_groups/14771/UC
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caribbean_Hindustani
https://www.wycliffe.net/world?continent=AME&country=GY&code=hns


Profile Source:   Keith Carey  

People Name General Sarnami Hindi
People Name in Country Sarnami Hindi, East Indian
Population in Curacao 600
World Population 1,121,600
Total Countries 6
Indigenous No
Unreached Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 1 to 2
Progress Scale 1
Alternate Names Awadhi, Caribbean Hindi, Caribbean Hindi Speakers, Carribean Hindi, East Indian, East Indian Hindi, Hindi
People ID 14771
ROP3 Code 108730

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language Hindustani, Sarnami
Language Code hns   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Hindustani, Sarnami
Primary Language Hindustani, Sarnami
Language Code hns   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Hindustani, Sarnami

Primary Language:  Hindustani, Sarnami

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (1980-1993)
Bible-New Testament Yes   (1997-2010)
Bible-Complete No
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
Forum of Bible Agencies
Gospel Go
World Bible Finder
World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Hindustani, Sarnami
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter Bible-in-Your-Language
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Parmeswar ke naawa poestak
Text / Printed Matter Online Bible text (Scripture Earth)
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
1.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
80.00 %
Islam
10.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
9.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
10.0 %
Roman Catholic
90.0 %
Photo Source Anonymous 
Profile Source Keith Carey  
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