South Asia

Regional Overview



With 1.3 billion people in India, it ranks behind only China in population. There are hundreds of languages spoken among the people groups of India and 22 nationally recognized languages. After many years of prayer and discussion, Davar began recording in India in the fall of 2020. As of the end of March 2023, we have completed 66 audio bibles for South Asia with more planned in 2023.

Indonesia has the greatest concentration of Muslims in the world, yet it is the most listened to audio Davar has published to YouVersion. We know God is working in the lives of the 273 million people who call the 6000 inhabited islands of Indonesia home. Davar continues to partner with local Bible societies to record more audio bibles for those waiting to hear God’s Word in their home language in South Asia.

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India, Indonesia, Nepal, Philippines and Vietnam

Davar Audio Bibles
Indian man listening to his headphones

Recording & Engagement Partners

Bible ministry partners, Local Bible Societies, and translation organizations

Landscape photo of the Indonesian countryside

Distribution Methods

YouVersion,, Davar’s website, Digital Bible Library, Digital Bible Society, Kivah, local churches and ministry groups, and Megavoice

Davar Audio Bibles

Languages to be Recorded and Population Reach

YouVersion Growth in 2022

YouVersion Growth in 2022

​Davar is excited for all the growth we saw in 2022 and even more excited about all the Lord will do in 2023.

October 2022 India Update

October 2022 India Update

Bible translations in India have grown exponentially. Currently there are 38 published languages recorded with 13 more planned in 2022.