The Meda are a Scheduled Tribe of Karnataka. That simply means that they have the status of a tribe, which is usually low in Hindu society. They have two groups, one who that speaks Kodagu and the other that speaks Kannada. They read and write in Kannada.
The main work they do is basket making and cultivation. The Meda have streams and wells for their water supply. They have a council of elders to settle disagreements among them.
Hinduism is their religion. They have their own festivals.
The Meda people need the abundant life that only Jesus offers.
* Scripture Prayers for the Meda in India.
* Pray that the council of elders come to Jesus Christ and lead their people into a movement to Christ. * Pray that gospel materials and the internet to become easily accessible for them. * Pray for a spiritual hunger that will lead them to the only savior. * Pray for workers.
|Profile Source: Keith Carey|
|People Name General||Meda|
|People Name in Country||Meda|
|Population this Country||44,000|
|Population all Countries||44,000|
|Progress Scale||1 ●|
|Frontier People Group||No|
|GSEC||1 (per PeopleGroups.org)|
|Pioneer Workers Needed||1|
|National Bible Society||Website|
|Persecution Rank||10 (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)|
|Specialized Website||South Asia Peoples|
|Primary Language||Kannada (35,000 speakers)|
|Language Code||kan Ethnologue Listing|
|Language Written||Yes ScriptSource Listing|
Primary Language: Kannada
|Bible Translation ▲||Status (Years)|
|Bible-New Testament||Yes (1823-1995)|
|Possible Print Bibles|
|Forum Bible Agencies|
|National Bible Societies|
|World Bible Finder|
|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 / Bible|
|Audio Recordings||Oral Bible stories in Kannada|
|Audio Recordings||Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)|
|Audio Recordings||StoryRunners Oral Bible Stories|
|Film / Video||Following Jesus (India, JF Project)|
|Film / Video||God's Story Video|
|Film / Video||Jesus Film: view in Kannada|
|Film / Video||Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)|
|Film / Video||My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)|
|Film / Video||Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)|
|General||Four Spiritual Laws|
|General||Got Questions Ministry|
|Mobile App||Download Audio Bible app as APK File from FCBH|
|Mobile App||Download Audio Bible app from Google Play Store|
|Mobile App||Download Bible from Google Play Store|
|Text / Printed Matter||Bible: ಕನ್ನಡ - Kannada|
|Text / Printed Matter||OneHope resources for children and youth|