Population: 49,639,138 - ranks 25th worldwide
Official Language: Swahili and English
Religion: Freedom of religion
Geography: Area - 945,037 sq. km. Comprising mainland Tanganyika and the offshore islands of Zanzibar and Pemba.
Joyce’s books have been translated into Swahili; over 5,000 have been distributed through various outreaches.
Hand of Hope serves tens of thousands of meals yearly through our feeding programs in the 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.
In association with Trinity Church International, Hand of Hope supported a church plant.
Television and Radio
Joyce’s Enjoying Everyday Life television and radio shows are available in English, French, and Kiswahili in select areas across the country.
Through our Water Relief program, Hand of Hope has provided fresh drinking water to villages by providing more than 30 wells.
2012: Hand of Hope also supported the building of a new school.