Population: 166,280,712 - ranks 8th worldwide
Official Language: Bangla; English often used.
Religion: Officially, there is religious freedom.
Geography: Area - 143,998 sq. km. Occupies the delta and floodplains of the Ganges and Brahmaputra Rivers.
Eighteen of Joyce's books have been translated and printed in Bengali; distributed 1.1 million copies through outreaches.
2007: Hand of Hope provided temporary housing, food, water and vital necessities to those in need after a cyclone.
Hand of Hope serves tens of thousands of meals yearly through our feeding programs in Bangladesh.
Hand of Hope has partnered with John Maxwell's EQUIP leadership training ministry to conduct the Million Leaders Mandate in Bangladesh.
Hand of Hope has partnered with Speed the Seed to help with natural disasters.
Television and Broadcast
Joyce's Enjoying Everyday Life television shows are available in English, and Oriya in select areas across Bangladesh, and have previously aired on radio. The television show previously aired in English, Punjabi, Kannada and Bengali.