Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples

People Cluster: Tibetan

Language: Loke - (loy)

Alternate Name(s): Lowa, Lopa, Loyu, Loba, Lo Ke,Mustangi, Lo Montang

Primary Religion: Buddhism - Lamaism

Country: Nepal

Also found in:

Population: 35,000

Global Population: 35,000

PEID: 6251

ROP: 105808

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity

Overview: The Loba of Nepal, numbering 35,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Tibetan people cluster within the Tibetan / Himalayan Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Nepal. Their primary language is Loke. The primary religion practiced by the Loba is Tibetan Buddhism, a branch of Buddhism characteristic of Tibet and certain regions of the Himalayas.

Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Not Available

Gospel Recordings: Available

Radio Broadcast: Not Available