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Hand of Hope in Malawi

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Joyce Meyer Ministries

Population: 17,241,754 - ranks 64th worldwide  
Literacy: 64.1%
Official Language: Chichewa and English 
Religion: Freedom of religion
Geography: Area - 118,484 sq. km. Landlocked and virtually an enclave within Mozambique.


Seven books by Joyce Meyer have been translated in the Chichewa language; over 145,000 books have been distributed through outreaches. 

Disaster Relief

Hand of Hope partnered with Trinity Church International in Malawi to provide immediate relief after flooding in the Mtsiliza area near our Hope Center. Emergency food packets for 450 people were distributed which included plastic sheets for ground cover, tarpaulin for roof repairs, maize for family, porridge for babies, soy, beans, blankets, pot, cup, bucket and basin.  

Feeding Programs

Joyce Meyer Ministries serves hundreds of thousands of meals yearly through our feeding programs in Malawi partnering with Trinity Church International. 

International Conferences

As part of the conference tour, Joyce and the team held a three-day Festival of Life, November 20-22, 2009.  More than 150,000 attended and over 44,000 souls were saved.

Leadership Training

Joyce Meyer Ministries has partnered with John Maxwell's EQUIP leadership training ministry to conduct the Million Leaders Mandate in the country. 

  • In November 2009, Joyce Meyer Ministries provided free medical and dental care to 4,395 people in Ngodzi and Lilongwe for six days. Nearly 17,000 prescriptions were provided, and 2,680 people accepted Christ.  
  • In 2013, Joyce Meyer Ministries began a project to provide anti-parasitic medication twice a year to all the children we serve in the country of Malawi.  


Joyce Meyer Ministries teamed with local missionaries to host a pastors' conference and care for children in an orphanage by supplying blankets.  In the past, Joyce Meyer Ministries has partnered with Lifeline Malawi, a medical outreach ministry in Malawi, and CURE International to provide clubfoot surgeries.


In conjunction with the Festival of Life held in November 2009, 28 prisons were visited, 13,750 gift bags with hygiene items including one of Joyce's books were given out to the prisoners. 

Television and Radio

The Enjoying Everyday Life television broadcasts are available in English in select areas of the country, and previously aired in Portuguese.

Water Relief

Joyce Meyer Ministries has installed water tanks to provide fresh drinking water to villages.

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