Population: 6,125,512 - ranks 108th worldwide
Official Language: Spanish
Religion: Freedom of religion
Geography: Area- 21,041 sq. km. Small and densely populated Spanish-speaking country.
Thousands of books by Joyce Meyer, translated in Spanish, have been donated and distributed through numerous outreaches.
2011: Strong rains across Central America caused massive flooding, taking the lives of nearly 100 people. Thousands were forced to evacuate their homes and seek shelter elsewhere. El Salvador, Guatemala and Nicaragua were all declared national disasters. Hand of Hope provided food to those in need in El Salvador in conjunction with Moody Missions.
Hand of Hope has served hundreds of thousands of meals through our feeding programs in this country.
Hand of Hope has partnered with John Maxwell's EQUIP Leadership Training ministry to conduct the Million Leaders Mandate, a global initiative striving to train at least one million leaders worldwide.
Medical and Dental
- 2016: Hand of Hope volunteers treated 1,909 patients, 132 received Christ
- 2015: Hand of Hope volunteers treated 1,681 patients; 244 accepted Christ
- 2014: Hand of Hope volunteers treated 3,537 patients; 373 patients received Christ
- 2012: Hand of Hope volunteers treated 2,730 patients; 316 patients received Christ
Hand of Hope in partnership with Abigail Association operates a medical/dental clinic in San Jose Villanueva. The facility has four fully furnished exam room; two fully equipped dental chairs, and a pharmacy.
- 2016: Our prison team visited a prison; distributed 40 hygiene gift bags with one of Joyce's books
- 2006: Our prison team distributed nearly 13,000 hygiene gift bags and one of Joyce's books to inmates.
Television and Radio
Joyce's Enjoying Everyday Life Television shows are available in Spanish in select areas across the country, and radio programs have been available in select areas across the country.