Official Language: Burmese
Religion: Freedom of religion
Geography: Area - 676,577 sq. km. Basin and delta of the Irrawaddy River ringed by a horseshoe of high mountains.
Book TranslationFive books by Joyce Meyer have been translated in Burmese; over 35,000 books have been distributed through various outreaches.
Hand of Hope has funded and operated children's homes in this country.
- 2015: Hand of Hope responded with emergency supplies after flooding destroyed over 15,000 homes.
- 2011: Hand of Hope served thousands of families who suffered due to massive flooding. Supply relief bags, which contained rice, tin fish, oil and vegetables along with Joyce's book Tell Them I Love Them were provided to families. We worked with four churches to set up facilities in five locations for temporary housing, each of which had food, bedding and temporary shower and toilet facilities.
- 2011: After an earthquake, Hand of Hope responded by distributing dry food, noodles, bottled water, clothes, and plastic mats providing relief to many families.
- 2008: Working through our Southeast Asia office, we were able to respond quickly when a cyclone hit Myanmar, providing families with much needed food, plastic sheeting, mosquito nets, candles and matches. Also, partnering with His Image, we worked to dispatch medical teams to treat victims and train Burmese doctors.
Joyce Meyer Ministries serves hundreds of thousands of meals yearly through our feeding programs in Myanmar.
Joyce Meyer Ministries has partnered with John Maxwell's EQUIP leadership training ministry to conduct the Million Leaders Mandate in this country.
- 2017: Hand of Hope volunteers treated 1.149 patients; 874 accepted Christ
- 2013: Hand of Hope volunteers treated 3,728 patients; 123 received salvation
- 2000: Hosted an Extreme Weekend Youth Crusade, reaching 1,500 youth; 150 received salvation.
- 2005: Short-term missions team was sent into Myanmar to work with churches and orphanages.
2016: Our prison team visited one prison; distributing 1,600 hygiene gift bags and a book by Joyce
Television and Radio
The Enjoying Everyday Life Broadcast was previously available in Burmese in select areas of the country.
Through our Water Relief program, Joyce Meyer Ministries helps dig wells to provide fresh drinking water to villages.