Deaf in Bhutan


Population
Unknown
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
Progress Gauge


15 and Learning to Speak

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Introduction / History

Bhutan began the first help for the Deaf in a hearing school in the capital Thimphu at the beginning of this century. Recently the first school for the Deaf was approved in Paro. They are looking to develop Bhutanese Sign Language as the main sign language. Vocabulary for technical subjects and what regional signs to use where there are differences are looked to be brought into being too.

Deaf education is not advanced and the Deaftend to be in hearing schools. There is a shortage of Deafteachers and more sign language interpreters are needed. There is a lack of knowledge of deafness on the part of teachers.

Deaf students can find it difficult to mix with those who can hear. More schools are said to be needed for the Deaf here.


Prayer Points

* Pray that the Bhutanese Deaf will come into contact with Deaf Christians and be led to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that the Deaf in Bhutan will get the help that they need in life.


References

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bhutanese_Sign_Language


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

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His Hands Reader (helping Deaf learn to read)
People Name General Deaf
People Name in Country Deaf
Population in Bhutan 0
World Population Unknown
Total Countries 216
Indigenous Yes
Unreached Yes
Unengaged Yes (per Finishing the Task)
Progress Scale 1
GSEC 0  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names
People ID 19007
ROP3 Code 114916
Country Bhutan
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 38  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Country Bhutan
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 38  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language: Language unknown   People group listing
Language Code: xxx   Ethnologue Listing
Written: Unknown
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Language unknown   People group listing
Language Code: xxx   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Language unknown

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Translation Need Unknown
Resource Type Resource Name
None reported  
Primary Religion: Buddhism

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
Unknown
Christianity  (Evangelical 1.80 %)
2.11 %
Ethnic Religions
Unknown
Hinduism
Unknown
Islam
Unknown
Non-Religious
Unknown
Other / Small
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
Unknown
Independent
Unknown
Orthodox
Unknown
Other Christian
Unknown
Protestant
Unknown
Roman Catholic
Unknown
Profile Source: Anonymous  
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