Population: 1,355,692,576 - ranks 1st worldwide
Official Language: Putonghua (Mandarin Chinese)
Religion: The government claims that there are over 100 million believers in the country.
Geography: Area - 9,573,000 sq. km. Contains the highest mountains and plateaus in the world.
Twenty-five different books by Joyce Meyer have been translated and printed in the Chinese language; over1.6 million have been distributed throughout the country.
- 2014: A 6.1 earthquake hit the Yunnan Province of Southwestern China. Hand of Hope was able to provide immediate relief by providing 200 aid kits to families in need. These kits included a tent, sleeping bags, cooking pans, solar lights, first aid and food.
- 2010: We joined with local partners to provide shelter and vital supplies needed after the powerful 6.9 magnitude earthquake in the Qinghai province
- 2008: Hand of Hope partnered with Target Ministries in an effort to help the many people displaced and devastated by the earthquake in 2008. Food, water, tents and water purification systems were distributed.
Hand of Hope has assisted in the training of leaders.
Television and Radio
Joyce’s Enjoying Everyday Life television show, in Chinese, has been available in select areas.
Hand of Hope, through the Wells of Life program installed a fresh water well with 60 taps.