Building water wells for clean drinking water to open
doors to transform communities in the South Pacific.


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Water4Life

Water4Life

Our Fa'arau Well Drilling Team is the only water well business on the entire Island of Malaita. Every water well installation provides opportunity to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Jesus Christ said “...if anyone gives even a cup of cold water to one of these little ones who is my disciple, truly I tell you, that person will certainly not lose their reward”

Every well we dig in the natural is having a spiritual impact and is opening up wells of salvation to entire villages!

Jesus Christ “...But whoever drinks the water I give them will never thirst. Indeed, the water I give them will become in them a spring of water welling up to eternal life”

Build More Water Wells

We have been training local men to
develop water wells in order to supply
clean drinking water to villages in need.

Establish Houses of Prayer

We provide musical instruments,
sound equipment and provide training.

Do works of justice

We have been meeting the practicals needs
of the people in the Solomon Islands,
setting up orphanages, and establishing
medical centers.

Teach the Word of God

We want to see believers fully
equipped by providing Bibles
and sound teaching.

Establishes Businesses For Mission

We are training unemployed locals
the art of well drilling and cement
block making to fund the prayer houses.

Share the Gospel of Jesus Christ

Jesus’ commandment was
"Go Make Disciples of All Nations."
Through connecting with villages we
are able to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

How It Began

How It Began

Birthing of a 24/7 House of Prayer in Fa'arau, a jungle village without electricity or running water.
2009
  • March - Fa'HOP 24/7 Mission Base was established.
2010 - 2011
  • We were raising funds to supply everything needed for providing clean water for Fa'arau.
2012
  • August 21 - September 5 we trained the men in Fa'arau in the art of well drilling.
  • We handed over a well drilling machine to Fa'arau establishing the first well drilling business on the Island of Malaita.
  • On September 5, 2012 the Fa'arau well water project was completed. They drank their first cup of clean water.

 

2013
  • Fa'arau Well Drilling Team Leader Ricky Na'amo and Pastor Aaron Lagani, traveled with Rick Rupp to Goroka, Papua New Guinea to train a new well drilling team. We sent a second well drilling machine to David Gahare in Goroka. Our reproducible model is now working in the Solomon Islands and in Papua New Guinea!
2014
  • We sent a tractor with a well drilling rig to Fa'arau, a cement block making machine, plus chain saws and milling equipment. Our goal being to help them complete the building of a 55ft X 35ft two-story Orphan/Visitor House. Construction began in 2011.
2015
  • The Fa’Arau team became expert in well drilling, in concrete block making, and further developed their building skills.
  • More functioning wells with pumping systems for clean water supply continued to be installed by the Fa’Arau team.
  • Fa’Arau is now recognized as a source of expertise, and recently won the contract to make 20,000 concrete blocks that will be used to build new schools.
  • The Fa’Arau orphanage and visitors centre is progressing steadily.
  • Donations to Clean Water 4 Life during this year have funded a second tractor and well drilling rig plus other equipment, and these will be shipped to the Solomons in October 2015.
  • This new equipment will be used by the Fa’Arau team to bring reliable clean water to remote communities on several islands. The surveying trip has already identified communities in need, and the boat for transporting the team and equipment has been made available.
God continues to release His strategies and resources to empower the poor and oppressed.
We have been able to:
  • Provide training to men for drilling wells in Fa'arau.
  • Provide drinking water system using elevated water tanks and a solar pumping system at Fa'arau.
  • Help Fa'arau extend their water supply to the adjoining village of Daloussa.
  • Empower Fa'arau to install more wells for surrounding villages and schools.
  • Establish a new business making both 6" & 8" concrete blocks.
During our ongoing Orphanage Project, so far we have:
  • A 5' elevated platform with 250 gallon water tank now catching rain water
  • A water well to supply clean drinking water but still needing the water tank and plumbing
  • Completed 2nd floor ceiling, floors, walls and staircase. Need both interior & exterior painting
  • A new metal roof is completed including 60 feet of roof guttering to catch rain water
  • Electrical wiring for lighting is now being installed (petrol generator will provide lighting).
  • Windows and doors completed but still need screening on windows to prevent mosquitoes.

 

Our Team

Our Team

God continues to release His strategies and resources to empower the poor and oppressed.
Rick Rupp

Rick Rupp

Team leader Rick Rupp has currently made 9 ministry trips to Fa'arau, Solomon Islands where God has birthed a 24/7 House of Prayer. On his first trip in 2008 God spoke to Rick. He said, "Rick, if you help them build a bridge in the natural, I will build a bridge in the Spirit and birth a 24/7 HOP right here in the jungle village of Fa'arau." Since that encounter, Rick has been obedient to God's calling.

Rick Rupp

Benjamin Troyer

Team member Benjamin Troyer (handy man), was born and raised in a rural farm and construction community. This has equipped him to train the unemployed villagers in Solomon Islands to make cement blocks, the milling of lumber, construction skills in the building of the Orphan House, tractor maintenance, and Bible teaching. We met at the International House Of Prayer Kansas City where we both served on the Night Watch (midnight - 6am) as full time Prayer Missionaries.

Rick Rupp

Dr. Rick Bass

(August 5, 1951 – May 4, 2015)

Praying for our Doctor so we can continue our "Free for the poor" medical Clinics. Please contact me about joining this short term ministry for more information.

Daniel Lim
"The team at IHOPKC strongly support the work God is doing in the Solomon Islands. Our heart is to see nations impacted through works of justice from a place of seeking God through prayer."
Daniel Lim IHOPKC CEO
international-house of prayer
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