Polisi Kivava Baudouin

Serving in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Polisi’s role as Relief and Development Specialist is to contribute to CBM’s overall success in the areas of Integral Mission through relief and community development and programming alongside CBM partners in the region. Polisi will provide oversight and support for the jointCBM and Africa church partners’ relief and community development projects including the CBM and The Foodgrains Bank food security projects. He will also support the CBM team and partners in hosting Canadians.

Prior to CBM, he was the Director of the Department of Diaconia and Development of theBaptist Church in Central Africa (CBCA). Polisi was also the chairperson for the Action for Peace and Sustainable Development in the Great Lakes Region, a peace organization initiated by churches in Congo, Rwanda and Burundi.

Polisi has a Masters Degree in Organizational Leadership and Education and resides in Goma, DR Congo with his wife Elizabeth

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Polisi Kivava Ministry Update June 2021

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On Saturday 22 May 2021, the Nyiragongo Volcano, about 15 km North of Goma erupted and destroyed more than 200 houses, occasioning the death of 35 people, some caught by the lava, others in accidents and even some more by gas from the lava trying to cross. The eruption was followed by violent tremors of earthquakes, which damaged a lot of buildings.


Kivava Ministry Update June 2020

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Ministry Update June 2020 BY | | min read BY | min read Easter Holidays in Confinement Easter holidays used to be a time of celebration for young pupils who had the opportunity to spend two weeks without having to wake early to go to school. Now Covid-19 has turned it into a time of confinement, where they are now eager to go to school. Social media has


Kivava Ministry Update April 2020

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Ministry Update April 2020 BY | | min read BY | min read April 1980 – April 2020: 40 Years of Marriage After 40 years of marriage, this year began with the wedding of our second son, David. His elder sister Zawadi has 3 children, and his elder brother Samuel has one child. Our youngest, Victor, is still single and is studying in the Philippines. This wedding was

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