Quechua, North Junin in Peru

Quechua, North Junin
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People Name: Quechua, North Junin
Country: Peru
10/40 Window: No
Population: 80,000
World Population: 80,000
Primary Language: Quechua, North Junin
Primary Religion: Christianity
Christian Adherents: 90.00 %
Evangelicals: 0.90 %
Scripture: New Testament
Online Audio NT: No
Jesus Film: Yes
Audio Recordings: Yes
People Cluster: Quechua
Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans
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Introduction / History

The Quechua, North Junin of Peru have a population of 60,000. They are part of the Quechua people cluster in the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. This people group is found only in Peru. Their primary language is North Junin Quechua. The primary religion practiced by the Quechua, North Junin is ethno-religion, a system of religious practices closely tied to the identity of the ethnic group.

Where Are they Located?

They are located in Central Peru, Junin state, Tarma and Huancayo.

What Are Their Beliefs?

They have a strong Catholic background mixed with traditional Inca beliefs of spititualism, sacred places and nature worship.

What Are Their Needs?

They need adequate health care, agricutural development, education and small business training.

Prayer Points

* Pray that Christian churches will understand the role of pastors and deacons as servant leaders.
* Pray for mission teams entering the region for leadership training.
* Pray for storying teams that will train introduce believers to chronological Bible storying for evangelism and discipleship.

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