South Asia UUPG Adoption

(Please note: some of our social media promotions are meant to bring you directly to this adoption page. Feel free to take a look at out our other South Asia prayer pages. Thanks for stopping by and for checking out the people group adoption information below.

Any Southern Baptist Association or Church, mission group, Sunday School class, youth group, or other group may adopt one of the people groups featured below. We are asking you to make a long-term prayer commitment. 

TWO STEPS -

BROWSE --  You can research each people group name listed below by clicking the link on the people group name. 

ADOPT -- When you are ready to adopt a group:

1) It is VERY IMPORTANT that you write down the PEID number and People Group Name of the group you wish to adopt.  

2) Fill out THIS FORM. We'll be in touch within a week. Thanks! 

3) You can begin praying for your group NOW:

  • Refer to the peoplegroups.org link for your group to glean information on your group.  You can also use the internet to find more information on your group.
  • Download this prayerguide and pray over your group using core missionary task as a template 
  • Soon after you register, you'll be contacted by someone to help you with more resources and prayer connections.
PEID Country People Group Name Population (July 2020)

Adoption status

To date, there are 17 groups adopted on this page

         
47959 India Hindi-speaking Jains 1,070,000  
48960 India Thakkar 959,000  ADOPTED
49040 India Sutradhar 832,000  
48199 India Chhattisgarhi-speaking Badhai 812,000  
49500 India Noorbasha 698,000  
6398 Pakistan Shina 657,000  
49498 India Kalbi 626,000  
49501 India Aiyarakulu 615,000  
47957 India Vaghri-speaking Gadaria 605,000  
49504 India Agasa 603,000  ADOPTED
41525 India Kharwa 600,000  
47992 India Telugu-speaking Agarwal Bania 519,000  
48188 India Gujarati-speaking Bairagi 487,000  
49511 India Uppara 445,000  ADOPTED
41718 India Bestha  421,000  ADOPTED
47991 India Rath 411,000  
49516 India Maheswari 392,000  
48956 India Hatkar 388,000  
49514 India Agnikula Kshatriya 381,000  
49518 India Bharadi 363,000  ADOPTED
42080 India Dewar 356,000  
41463 India Turks 330,000  ADOPTED
46928 Malaysia Indian Muslims 282,000  
48036 India Oriya-speaking Bania 268,000  
49519 India Dasari 240,000  ADOPTED
49521 India Gavara 235,000  
48029 India Kannada-speaking Bania 229,000  
49527 India Mana 221,000  
49523 India Bolla 219,000  ADOPTED
49524 India Are Kapu 219,000  
49529 India Reddika 206,000  
42017 India Ambalavasi 188,000  
49533 India Vijabargiya 185,000  
48180 India Machhiyara 184,000  
41649 India Binjhwar 181,000  
48191 India Marathi-speaking Bairagi 180,000  
49105 Nepal Baniya  174,000  
49254 India Kannada-speaking Gond 172,000 ADOPTED 
41636 India Marasari 170,000  
41930 India Sikligar 169,000  
49535 India Medari 169,000  
41536 India Senaithalaivar 168,000  
48368 India Mahisyadas 168,000  
49440 India Bawarchi 168,000  
41901 India Bhulia 165,000  
48010 India Chhattisgarhi-speaking Bania 162,000  
49144 Nepal Mallah 159,000  
49177 India Raddi 155,000  ADOPTED
48190 India Chhattisgarhi-speaking Bairagi 154,000  
49093 India Tilli 153,000  
48026 India Dogri-speaking Bania 148,000  
48192 India Oriya-speaking Bairagi 139,000  
49134 Nepal Kanu 131,000  
47912 India Assamese-speaking Dhoba 129,000  
42131 India Mawasi 128,000  
49539 India Pangans 126,000  
41977 India Berar 125,000  
48216 India Chhattisgarhi-speaking Bharia Bhumia 124,000  
49219 India Patra 124,000  
49536 India Kudubi 124,000  
49153 Nepal Sudhi 123,000  
48030 India Kashmiri-speaking Bania 122,000  
49541 India Cippollu 118,000  
41794 India Payak 117,000  
42081 India Yata 117,000  
48033 India Malayalam-speaking Bania 115,000  
47958 India Bengali-speaking Jains 113,000  
48323 India Muslim Khatri 113,000  
48040 India Banik Bania 112,000  
41422 India Naik 111,000  
47966 India Tamil-speaking Jains 109,000  
49542 India Nagaralu 109,000  
42326 Italy Sri Lanken 108,000  
49545 India Thanga 105,000  
41434 India Karan Kayashtra 103,000  
49543 India Nagavamsam 103,000  
41992 India Baiswar 102,000  
49112 Nepal Bing 102,000  ADOPTED
49118 Nepal Dhobi 101,000  
49544 India Nakhasa 101,000  
49546 India Gurkha 99,500  
49547 India Nahal 93,000  
49548 India Saraogi 93,000  
11845 Libya Western Punjabi 90,000  
41577 India Karnam 85,500  ADOPTED
41902 India Pindara 84,500  
41920 India Sathwara 84,000  ADOPTED
41790 India Jimdar 80,500  
42117 India Kadar 79,500  
41833 India Bhaina 78,000  
49549 India Gomantak Maratha 75,000  
49551 India Barika 75,000  
41805 India Kapewar 74,500  
6371 Pakistan Kohistani 72,500  
49550 India Perumkollar 72,500  
41725 India Valan 71,500  
41780 India Benita Odia 71,500  
42074 India Lois 71,000  
41853 India Manbhav 70,500  
41826 India Kudumi 69,500  
49127 Nepal Haluwai 69,500  
49552 India Bhatrajulu 69,000  
41831 India Saloi 68,500  
49468 India Beria 68,500  
41824 India Kaghzi 68,000  
41660 India Baloch 67,500  
49553 India Vanjari 67,500  
41912 India Prabhu Patane 66,500  
41872 India Naita 64,500  
49557 India Suda 64,500  
49554 India Baroi 63,500  
41778 India Krishnavaka  63,000  
41844 India Rana 63,000  
47970 India Sadri-speaking Kalal 63,000  
49135 Nepal Kayastha 63,000  
47907 India Malakar 62,000  
41846 India Narsinghpura 61,500  
41847 India Laccadive 61,500  
49145 Nepal Marwadi 60,000  
49366 India Bati 59,500  
49556 India Hardas 59,500  
41959 India Chenna Dasar 59,000  
41447 India Chunari 58,500  
41837 India Jhora 58,000  
41916 India Dadupanthi 57,000  
49071 India Purig-Pa 56,000  
41771 India Parkavakulam 55,500  
41469 India Makhmi 55,000  
41976 India Budhan 55,000  
49565 India Nema 54,000  
41842 India Rajapuri  51,500  
48884 India Telengi 51,500  
49563 India Radhi 51,500  
41947 India Anjana 51,000  
47964 India Telugu-speaking Jains 51,000  
49381 India Rastogi 50,500  
49561 India Nawaiyat 50,500  
42016 India Meda 50,000  
48944 India Mir 50,000  
49073 India Sofi 50,000  
41591 India Gondhali 49,500  
49566 India Nilkanth 49,500  
41895 India Sauntia 49,000  
41879 India Bhampta 48,500  
47989 India Awadhi-speaking Sindhi 48,500  
49264 Nepal Barae 48,500  
47962 India Maithili-speaking Jains 47,500  
48170 India Bengali-speaking Dhunia Pinjara 47,500  
48171 India Dudekula 47,500  
41944 India Patharwat 47,000  
46287 India Mewari-speaking Nai 47,000  
49569 India Koraga 46,500  
41927 India Garodi 46,000  
41949 India Harkantra 46,000  
41564 India Mahur 45,500  
41896 India Ezhavathi 45,500  
49580 India Chitari 45,000  
42050 India Soligaru 44,500  
41940 India Khalpa 44,000  
49577 India Tenugu 44,000  
41820 India Arasu 43,000  
49124 Nepal Gangai 43,000  
41878 India Kalladi 42,500  
41894 India Rachavar 42,500  
6331 Pakistan Bateri 42,000  
49369 India Bhuiyar 41,000  
41841 India Targala 40,000  
49570 India Chayakkaran 40,000  
23956 Afghanistan Gujur Rajasthani 39,500  
49581 India Miyana 39,500  
41907 India Mukeri 39,000  
41967 India Bargah 39,000  
41968 India Khumra 39,000  
41971 India Bakkarwal 38,500  
41972 India Sanghar 38,500  
49025 India Oriya 37,500  
49583 India Bhunjia 37,500  
49582 India Sadhu Chetty 36,500  
49584 India Sunuwar 36,500  
100 Denmark Urdu 36,000  ADOPTED
41858 India Gopal 36,000  
41985 India Mavilan 36,000  
42137 India Padhar 36,000  
49585 India Mogaveera 36,000  
41733 India Gachha 35,500  
42054 India Urdu-speaking Bhand 35,500  
49586 India Parvatarajakulam 35,000  
41915 India Mundala 34,500  
41973 India Kambar 34,500  
42012 India Banchada 34,500  
48063 India Shekhawati-speaking Kahar 34,500  
49345 India Abdal 34,500  
41865 India Komara Panta 34,000  
41998 India Katipamula 34,000  
42000 India Nagda 34,000  
49268 Nepal Lodha 34,000  
18260 Malaysia Sindhi 33,500  
18261 Malaysia Sinhalese 33,500  
41942 India Banjania 33,000  
49149 Nepal Rajbhar 33,000  
41931 India Balasantoshi 32,500  
42009 India Makrani 32,500  
48031 India Konkani-speaking Bania 32,500  
48984 India Siddi 32,000  
42038 India Pulisari  31,500  
42094 India Kandera 31,500  
49587 India Ilayatu 31,500  
49588 India Kumar Kshatriya 31,500  
6230 Nepal Kayort 31,000  
42064 India Nagbansi 31,000  
48703 Bangladesh Rakkain 30,500  
42026 India Ladar 29,500  
49589 India Kavuthiyan 29,500  
41903 India Vetan 29,000  
48149 Kenya Ismaili Muslims 29,000  
48791 Bhutan Matpa 29,000  ADOPTED
48957 India Masan Jogi 29,000  
42089 India Raute 28,500  
42034 India Ganrar 28,000  
42041 India Chobdar 28,000  
42111 India Gosangi 28,000  
48263 India Muslim Gond 28,000  
49590 India Karnibhakthulu 28,000  
24006 Afghanistan Punjabis 27,500  ADOPTED
41996 India Kolhati 27,500  
42136 India Hasalaru 27,500  
47936 India Oriya-speaking Darji 27,500  
41811 India Garpagari 27,000  
42077 India Kaikali 27,000  
49367 India Beda 27,000  
49593 India Bandollu 27,000  
41810 India Kharol 26,500  
49006 India Banka 26,500  
49362 India Bandhi Nagalu 26,500  
48009 India Bundelkhandi-speaking Bania 25,500  
49077 India Domar 25,500  
49363 India Banpar 25,500  
24601 Turkey Urdu 25,000  
42892 Uganda South Asians 25,000  
49596 India Neeli 25,000  
49598 India Chaikwa 25,000  
49602 India Jethi 25,000  
49110 Nepal Bhediyar  24,500  
6430 Sri Lanka Bengali 24,000  
41873 India Verra Musti  24,000  
49265 Nepal Nurang 24,000  
49605 India Agaria  24,000  
41908 India Baig 23,500  
49603 India Kurakula 23,500  
42045 India Korra-speaking Koraga 23,000  
49062 India Beg 23,000  
41657 India Samanthan 22,500  
42055 India Budakukkala 22,500  
49606 India Jhadi 22,500  
42018 India Tai 22,000  
42102 India Gandalla  22,000  
41819 India Muli 21,500  
42057 India Barwar 21,500  
10722 Singapore Sinhalese 21,000  ADOPTED
47896 India Kashmiri-speaking Lohar 21,000  
48978 India Bhurtia 21,000  
41937 India Majjula 20,500  
42110 India Kasbati 20,500  
48958 India Pangul 20,500  
49608 India Maleyan 20,500  
49615 India Barodiya 20,500  
42118 India Mukhi 20,000  
48247 India Muchi Chamar 20,000  
1210 Bangladesh Rajbansi 19,500  
6394 Pakistan Rajkoti 19,500  
6212 Nepal Gamale Kham 19,000  
42123 India Dalera 19,000  
42139 India Paky 19,000  
42494 Belgium Punjabis 19,000  
41488 India Sudhan 18,500  
42097 India Badi 18,500  
49617 India Vadugan 18,500  
49623 India Mitna 18,500  
42011 India Manna Dhora 18,000  
42154 India Badhik 18,000  
48982 India Sagar 18,000  
49398 India Deohar 18,000  
49482 India Hijra 18,000  
49620 India Gangireddula 18,000  
49622 India Aguru 18,000  
49637 India Kathi 18,000  
1230 Bhutan Kurtop 17,500  
41962 India Neyyala 17,500  
49625 India Citrakar 17,500  
42149 India Parenga 17,000  
49115 Nepal Chidmar 17,000  
49639 India Yelmar 17,000  
49641 India Nakkala 17,000  
49642 India Basudeva 17,000  
6388 Pakistan Palula 16,500  
42013 India Bindla 16,500  
42056 India Kavara 16,500  
42098 India Karimpalan 16,500  
42120 India Tirgar 16,500  
49368 India Bhujel 16,500  
49645 India Gavli 16,500  
6377 Pakistan Lassi 16,000  
49391 India Gorkun 16,000  
49507 India Vadi 16,000  
49646 India Moran 16,000  
49649 India Barthari 16,000  
42151 India Adiyan 15,500  
48793 Bhutan Lakha 15,500  
48964 India Bargi 15,500  
49143 Nepal Mali 15,500  
49644 India Jandra 15,500  
49647 India Gauli 15,500  
42368 Belgium Urdu 15,000  
49224 India Swakulasali Koshti 15,000  
49651 India Sadaru 15,000  
49654 India Vayati 15,000  
42073 India Ayyanavar 14,500  
49017 India Kuli 14,500  
49653 India Thanapati 14,500  
49487 India Gandharv 14,000  
49655 India Kottari 14,000  
49657 India Bhodala 14,000  
304 Ireland Urdu 13,500  
42105 India Thammadi 13,500  
49109 Nepal Bhand 13,500  
49377 India Thavi 13,500  
49656 India Samayavallu 13,500  
41684 India Santia 13,000  
42027 India Turi Barot 13,000  
48707 Bangladesh Dalu 13,000  
49658 India Kamalia 13,000  
41960 India Pattegar  12,500  
48794 Bhutan Nyenpa 12,500  
48882 India Allar 12,500  
49083 India Kalabaz 12,500  
6439 Sri Lanka Punjabis 12,000  
14466 Burundi Gujarati 12,000  
24025 Afghanistan Urdu 12,000  
49120 Nepal Dom 12,000  
49132 Nepal Kamar 12,000  
49359 India Balahar 12,000  
49364 India Barar 12,000  
10826 Thailand Bangladeshi 11,500  
18244 Brunei Indo-Pakistani 11,500  
42174 India Malaikudi 11,500  
48888 India Bhantu 11,500  
49659 India Pamula 11,500  
49663 India Raval 11,500  
42109 India Pathiyan 11,000  
48064 India Gujarati-speaking Kahar 11,000  
49214 India Nalkadaya 11,000  
49378 India Thakurai 11,000  
49413 India Accukattavandlu 11,000  
49660 India Mandula 11,000  
49664 India Silavantulu 11,000  
49665 India Maghia 11,000  
49668 India Sinpho 11,000  
41678 India Pattanavan 10,500  
42104 India Pandithar  10,500  
49669 India Bondo 10,500  
49670 India Kasikapadi 10,500  
49673 India Kathar 10,500  
49674 India Chheepi 10,500  
48985 India Singiwala 10,000