Our Adopted People Groups

YWAM Dehradun has a Centre focus by adopting six groups of People who are greatly in need of the Gospel.

They are –

Garhwali      They are the hill people of the western side of the state of                 Uttarakhand.  Dehradun city the state capital is in Garhwal.

Kumaoni    They are the people of the eastern side of the state of Uttarakhand.

Tibetan    Most of the Tibetans in the region of Dehradun were born in India.  A few of the Tibetans have come to faith in Christ.

Gorkhali/Nepali    Being near to western Nepal, there are 15 % Nepalis in Dehradun.   The history of their presence here goes back over 200 years.

Muslim      The Muslim population in Uttarakhand is lower than the national average, but in nearby districts of Uttar Pradesh their population can be as high as 50 %.

Refugees    YWAM Dehradun has offered short-term discipleship training for Muslim Refugees from  Afghanistan, and the Rohingya of Myanmar.

God loves these people and desires that none of them should perish (2 Peter 3:9).
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