The majority of the people who live in Kuwait are not Kuwaiti Arabs. Most are workers from other parts of the world. Since South Asians are willing to work for low wages, and there is a good education system in India for them to learn technical and medical skills, they are often hired in Kuwait.
Kuwait is a small country. Most South Asians probably work in the capital, Kuwait City.
There seems to be two basic categories for Indians working in Kuwait. One is the skilled sector: Nurses, doctors, IT specialists, technicians, and engineers. They are in high demand by Kuwaiti employers. The others are unskilled: construction workers, gardeners, domestic workers, etc. The latter is vulnerable to abuse by employers. They can easily lose their jobs and not have enough income to eat, pay their bills, or return home. There are so many Indians in Kuwait that they have their own schools.
More than half of the South Asians in Kuwait are Hindus who worship a variety of deities. A good percentage of the others are Muslim, and a small number are Christian.
Domestic workers need advocates to help prevent them from being exploited by unethical employers. All of these South Asians need the chance to hear that Jesus Christ offers them life to the full.
* Scripture Prayers for the South Asian, general in Kuwait.
* Pray for light to shine on situations where domestic workers are being abused physically and sexually.
* Pray for all South Asians in Kuwait to have the chance to respond to the claims of Jesus Christ.
* Pray for a disciple-making movement to emerge among South Asian communities in Kuwait.
|Profile Source: Global Prayer Digest|
|People Name General||South Asian, general|
|People Name in Country||South Asian, general|
|Natural Name||South Asians|
|Population this Country||1,351,000|
|Population all Countries||12,253,000|
|Progress Scale||1 ●|
|Frontier People Group||No|
|Pioneer Workers Needed||27|
|Region||Africa, North and Middle East|
|Persecution Rank||48 (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)|
Primary Language: Hindi
|Bible Translation ▲||Status (Years)|
|Bible-New Testament||Yes (1811-1998)|
|Possible Print Bibles|
|Forum Bible Agencies|
|National Bible Societies|
|World Bible Finder|
|Resource Type ▲||Resource Name|
|Audio Recordings||Audio Bible teaching (GRN)|
|Audio Recordings||DAVAR Partners recording, Old Testament|
|Audio Recordings||Online New Testament (FCBH)|
|Audio Recordings||Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)|
|Audio Recordings||Oral Bible stories in Hindi|
|Audio Recordings||Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)|
|Film / Video||A Beautiful Hope (EngSub)|
|Film / Video||Coconuts|
|Film / Video||Creation to Christ|
|Film / Video||Father's Love Letter|
|Film / Video||Following Jesus (India, JF Project)|
|Film / Video||God's Story Video|
|Film / Video||Indigitube.tv Video / Animation|
|Film / Video||Jesus Film: view in Hindi|
|Film / Video||LUMO film of Gospels|
|Film / Video||Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)|
|Film / Video||My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)|
|Film / Video||Rivka (Jesus Film Project)|
|Film / Video||Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)|
|Film / Video||The Hope Video|
|Major Religion ▲||Percent|
|Christianity (Evangelical 0.67 %)||
|Other / Small||
|Christian Segments ▲||Percent|