Kucong in Vietnam


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Introduction / History

In 1799 the Kucong people experienced a major military defeat and began to collapse as a tribe. This defeat caused them to flee into the mountains, and from that point on they fragmented as a people and many died.

Kucong is a language of Vietnam, but most of the Kucong people live in China.


What Are Their Lives Like?

The Kucong have lived in dire poverty for generations. The Kucong have been hated and oppressed by all other Lahu peoples.


What Are Their Beliefs?

They are primarily Theravada Buddhists, in contrast to the majority of Lahu peoples who are either animists or Christians.


What Are Their Needs?

There is no scripture reported available in the Kucong language, or other resources such as gospel recordings.


Prayer Points

Please pray for believers remaining from past mission efforts to bear new fruit.

Pray for the Kucong people to desire spiritual truth and find it in Jesus Christ.

Pray for a movement to Christ among the Kucong people in Vietnam.

Pray for improved living conditions for these oppressed people, in both China and Vietnam.

Pray for friendly relations with neighboring peoples, and for better employment and educational opportunities.


Scripture Prayers for the Kucong in Vietnam.


Profile Source:   Joshua Project  

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People Name General Kucong
People Name in Country Kucong
Pronunciation KOO-kong
Population this Country 8,100
Population all Countries 53,000
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group No
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
Alternate Names Khutsho; Kui; Kur; Kutsung; Kwi; La Hu Si; Lahu Shi; Lahu Xi; Mousseur Luang; Musseh Kwi; Ne Thu; Shi; Yellow Lahu
People ID 18528
ROP3 Code 114143
Country Vietnam
Region Asia, Southeast
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 19  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Lai Chau province, Muang Te district.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Vietnam
Region Asia, Southeast
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 19  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Lai Chau province, Muang Te district..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Language Kucong (8,100 speakers)
Language Code lkc   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Unknown
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Kucong (8,100 speakers)
Language Code lkc   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Kucong

Primary Language:  Kucong

Bible Translation Status:  Translation Needed

Resource Type Resource Name
None reported  
Primary Religion: Buddhism
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
55.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 1.24 %)
2.00 %
Ethnic Religions
42.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
1.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
Unknown
Independent
Unknown
Orthodox
Unknown
Other Christian
Unknown
Protestant
Unknown
Roman Catholic
Unknown
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