Population: 15,654,411 - ranks 67th worldwide
Official Language: Spanish
Religion: Freedom of religion
Geography: Area - 269,178 sq. km. Amazon jungle in the east, highlands in the center and fertile coastal plain on coast
Hand of Hope has distributed thousands of Joyce’s books throughout Ecuador.
- 2016: Hand of Hope provided food, water, clothing and tents for temporary shelter after an earthquake.
Medical and Dental Outreaches
- 2018 Hand of Hope volunteers treated 1,719 patients; 514 accepted Christ
- 2016: Hand of Hope volunteers treated 1,824 patients; 521 received salvation
- 2015: Hand of Hope volunteers treated 2,548 patients; 719 accepted Christ.
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.
Television and Radio
Joyce’s Enjoying Everyday Life television show is available in Spanish in select areas of the country.