Official Language: Arabic
Religion: The government constitution proposes freedom of religious practices for non-Muslims.
Geography: Area - 438,317 sq. km. Fertile plains of the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers, high mountains to the north and Syrian desert in the southwest.
Seven of Joyce’s books have been translated in Kurdish; 100,000 copies have been distributed in the country.
Hand of Hope has served over 500,000 meals to refugees in this country.
Leadership TrainingHand 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 Arabic, French and Kabyle in select areas of the country.