Kapewar in India

The Kapewar have only been reported in India
Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge

Subgroups: 5

Subgroup Name Population
Munnuru 3,900
Turpu 200
Garodi Unknown
Pantedlawar Unknown
Reddi Unknown

Introduction / History

The Kapewar migrated from Andhra Pradesh and live in Maharashtra. They speak Telugu, Marathi and Hindi and read and write in Devanagari. They are not vegetarians. Hinduism is their religion.

The Kapewar are mainly monogamous. Marrying again is allowed among them. They have birth and marriage rituals. The dead are cremated or buried. On the death of the father, sons inherit the property.

The Kapewar work in agriculture and forest labouring. Some work for the government. They are reasonably well educated. They make use of programmes to help them such as in health and they use family planning.


Prayer Points

* Scripture Prayers for the Kapewar in India.

* Pray that Indian Christians lead them to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that gospel materials lead them to salvation.


References

Singh, K. S., ed. "India's Communities A-Z", Oxford University Press, USA 1999


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Kapewar
People Name in Country Kapewar
World Population 48,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
Alternate Names Beldar; Gurudkapuwar; Kapadia; Kapariya; Kapuwaru; Patara; कपेवर
People ID 17086
ROP3 Code 112426
Country India
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 10  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 5
Largest States
Maharashtra
44,000
Chhattisgarh
1,700
Odisha
1,300
Telangana
900
Madhya Pradesh
30
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country India
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 10  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 5
  Maharashtra 44,000
  Chhattisgarh 1,700
  Odisha 1,300
  Telangana 900
  Madhya Pradesh 30
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Telugu (40,000 speakers)
Language Code tel   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 3
Secondary Languages
Marathi
6,100
Odia
300
Primary Language Telugu (40,000 speakers)
Language Code tel   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 3
Secondary Languages
  Marathi 6,100
  Odia 300
People Groups Speaking Telugu

Primary Language:  Telugu

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1812-1966)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1818-1989)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1854-2002)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Father's Love Letter
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Oral Bible stories in Telugu
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Following Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Telugu
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / Video The Hope Video
Film / Video The Pearl of Great Price
Film / Video The Story
General Bible Visuals
General Four Spiritual Laws
General God's Simple Plan
General Got Questions Ministry
Mobile App Download Bible from Google Play Store
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
100.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Map Source People Group Location: Omid. Other geography / data: GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project  
Profile Source Anonymous  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
* Religion Values From latest India census data.  Current values may differ.