A listener survey has found that many people who have been tuning in to Hope Radio are now seeking Bible studies.
Twenty-eight people were baptised in the lagoons of Tarawa Atoll on Sabbath, July 27.
CHIP facilitators are being trained throughout the Pacific to help combat a pandemic of lifestyle disease.
Taauke Ruevita was the youngest survivor of the Kiribati ferry tragedy, which claimed more than 80 lives in January. She spent 12 days in a lifeboat waiting to be rescued, catching fish to eat and drinking seawater.