Population: 6,924,716 - ranks 101st worldwide
Official Language: Bulgarian
Religion: Religious freedom, in word only
Geography: Area - 110,912 sq. km. Balkan state.
Anti-Human Trafficking Rescue
Hand of Hope partners with A21 to combat the sex trafficking industry, rescuing girls who have been enslaved in a life of forced prostitution.
Fourteen of Joyce’s books have been translated and printed in Bulgarian; 160,000 through outreaches.
Joyce Meyer Ministries has a field office that services Bulgaria.
2011: Joyce held a conference in Sofia; over 12,000 attended
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 supports missionaries Jim and Brenda Puhr, who have assisted with church plants in Bulgaria.
2014: The prison team visited 14 prisons; distributed 9,500 hygiene gift bags and one of Joyce's books to the inmates.
Television and Radio
Joyce’s Enjoying Everyday Life television shows are available in Bulgarian throughout the country, and previously aired on radio.