“San Diu Boy” 2012, by Unknown *
The San Diu people are probably related to the Han people
of China. They are
one of the larger groups of Vietnam’s tribal people groups.
They immigrated to the mountains of Vietnam in the 1600s
They are rice farmers and fishermen and
also breed fish.
They make tiles and bricks.
They practice blacksmithing and basket making. The San
Diu also manufacture the no-wheel "quet" cart drawn by a buffalo
to transport goods.
The husband is the head of the family.
The children take the father’s family name and only the son can
inherit. The parents
decide when their children should marry.
They worship their ancestors and also
the god of the kitchen, the genie of the earth and the goddess
They are located in the north highland
0.5 % adherent and 0.34 % evangelical
They have the complete Bible.
The Jesus film and other resources are available
Church planting has been initiated
within the last two years.
Pray that missionaries will be able to go to these
people and take the Good News to them.
Pray for the Lord to prepare the hearts of the San Diu
to receive Him.
Pray that the Lord will reveal himself to these people.
Pray that an indigenous San Diu church will be planted
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