Population: 44,291,413 - ranks 31st worldwide
Official Language: Ukrainian, but Russian is widely spoken.
Religion: Freedom of religion
Geography: Area - 603,700 sq. km. A flat, fertile, forested plain with few natural boundaries.
Anti-Human Trafficking Rescue
Hand of Hope partners with A21 to combat the sex trafficking industry, rescuing girls who have been enslaved by it.
Nine of Joyce’s books have been translated into Ukrainian and we have distributed more than 22,000 copies. Most people, however, speak the Russian language. To date, we have translated and distributed fifty of Joyce's book titles in Russian.
- 2016: Hand of Hope provided humanitarian relief with food and Joyce’s books to regugees
- 2015: Hand of Hope provided food, hygiene items and Joyce’s books to those displaced by the divided country
In conjunction with Rick Renner Ministries, Joyce Meyer Ministries operates an office in Kiev, Ukraine, servicing the country.
- 2007: Joyce spoke at a Hillsong conference in Kiev.
- 2006: Joyce held a conference in Kiev, Ukraine. More than 21,000 people attended three meetings over the course of two days. Hundreds accepted Christ.
- 2002: Joyce ministered to thousands of people at a conference.
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.
Hand of Hope has teamed with local ministries to host conferences and leadership training seminars. We have also worked in conjunction with Rick Renner Ministries to support a pastors fellowship.
- 2017: The team visited 54 prisons; distributing 5,258 hygiene gift bags including one of Joyce's books
- 2015: The team visited 30 prisons; distributed 3,800 hygiene gift bags including one of Joyce’s books
- 2014: The team visited 19 prisons, distributing 6,220 hygiene gift bags including one of Joyce's books.
- 2011: The prison visited a prison, distributed 1,000 hygiene gift bags including one of Joyce's books.
Television and Radio
Joyce’s Enjoying Everyday Life television show is available in Russian and Ukrainian in select areas across the country.