Official Language: Nepali
Religion: People are free to choose their religion, but it is illegal to convert others.
Geography: Area - 147,181 sq. km. A mountain-ringed Himalayan state between China (Tibet) and India. It contains 8 of the 10 highest mountain peaks in the world.
Five of Joyce's have been translated into Nepalese and over 20,000 have been distributed through outreaches.
Hand of Hope has funded Children's Homes in Nepal.
2015: Hand of Hope responded with immediate relief after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit the capital city of Kathmandu. Our Joyce Hand of Hope coordinator in Kathmandu, who was among those who lost his home, immediately began distributing blankets to those sleeping on the streets. We distributed 4,500 relief packets to those in need which included tents, blankets, rice, dal, salt and water.
Hand of Hope has served nearly one million meals yearly through our feeding programs in Nepal.
2008: Joyce ministered to over 15,000 people and more than 1,300 souls came of the Lord. She also conducted a leadership meeting with over 1,500 in attendance.
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.
- 2015: Our volunteers treated 1,980 patients; 30 accepted Christ
- 2014: Our volunteers treated 3,164; 470 of those accepted Christ
Television and Radio
Joyce's Enjoying Everyday Life television show is available in Nepalese, English, Hindi and Oriya in select areas across the country. The show was previously available in Telugu, Punjabi and English.