Population: 93,421,835 - ranks 14th worldwide
Official Language: Vietnamese
Religion: Freedom of religion
Geography: Area - 331,653 sq. km. Long, narrow country occupying the entire eastern and southern coastline of Indochina.
Eight of Joyce’s books have been translated and printed in Vietnamese; over 97,000 have been distributed through outreaches.
- 2011: Hand of Hope served thousands of families who suffered due to the massive flooding. We provided families with supply relief bags, which contained rice, tin fish, oil and vegetables along with Joyce’s book Tell Them I Love Them. 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.
- 2009: After a typhoon hit, Hand of Hope reacted quickly. We were able to feed many families, build temporary shelters, reconstruct 35 permanent homes and distribute thousands of Bibles to those in need.
Hand of Hope serves over one hundred thousand of meals yearly through our feeding programs in this country.
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 was previously available in Vietnamese in select areas across the country.
Through our Water Relief program, Hand of Hope helps dig wells to provide fresh drinking water to villages.