Connie Smith

Connie Smith

(BRE ‘79)

Connie Smith and her husband, Sylvain Paluku Kavunga, live in Goma, DRC. Connie originally went to Congo (then Zaire) in 1988 as a nurse. Connie and Sylvain currently have 14 people living in their house, including 7 of their 10 children, 3 grandchildren, their sister-in-law and a nephew staying in the garage. Connie works with World Vision to address humanitarian and health concerns in Congo, a country that has faced two wars and continual violence.