Population: 14,638,505 - ranks 70th worldwide
Official Language: English
Religion: Freedom of religion
Geography: Area - 752,614 sq. km. Landlocked, forested Central African country.
Prayer Points: Pray for Zambia to regain the momentum created by President Chiluba and for revival to break forth in this country.
Joyce’s books in English have been distributed in this country.
Hand of Hope serves hundreds of thousands of meals yearly 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.
- 2018: Our volunteers treated 2,226 patients; 1,163 accepted Christ
- 2017: Our volunteers treated 2.311 patients; 1.311 received Christ
- 2016: Our volunteers treated 1,684 patients; 1,502 accepted Christ
- 2015: Our volunteers treated 1,744 patients; 1,502 received Christ
In partnership with Trinity Church International, Hand of Hope supports the establishment of new churches in the country. In 2008, Hand of Hope sponsored 18 schools in partnership with Overland Missions.
Television and Radio
Joyce’s Enjoying Everyday Life television show is available in English in select areas across the country, and previously aired on radio.
Through our water relief program, Hand of Hope has provided 84 wells bringing fresh drinking water to villages; five of those included a church.