The Sekapan are a small, minority group located in Malaysia.
They live in the Belaga district of Sarawak in Malaysia.
The people make their living hunting, selling jungle products and farming. A few work in the publc sector.
Though some still practice their traditional religion, many have become Christians. From 1920 onward BEM (Borneo Evanglical Mission) did work among them.
There is a need for the local believers to undertake the support of a pastor.
* Pray for the gospel to be declared in this region.
* Pray for an improvement in the quality of life for the people.
|Profile Source: Anonymous|
|People Name General||Sekapan|
|People Name in Country||Sekapan|
|Population in Malaysia||2,000|
|Progress Scale||4 ●|
|Frontier People Group||No|
|GSEC||6 (per PeopleGroups.org)|
|Pioneer Workers Needed|
|Persecution Rank||23 (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)|
|Location in Country||Sarawak, Kapit Division, Belaga. Source: Ethnologue 2016|
|Primary Language||Sekapan (2,000 speakers)|
|Language Code||skp Ethnologue Listing|
|Other People Groups||Speaking Sekapan|
|Primary Religion:||Ethnic Religions|
|Major Religion ▲||Percent|
|Christianity (Evangelical 6.00 %)||
|Other / Small||
|Christian Segments ▲||Percent|