Who We Are

FXB is a non-profit international organization with over 25-years of experience in breaking the cycle of poverty. Its mission is to provide people living in extreme poverty with the tools and support they need to become self-sufficient.

FXB believes in a world where everyone has a chance not just to survive but to thrive

Created in 1989, FXB – Association François-Xavier Bagnoud, is present in 13 countries around the world, with a team of 500 staff. The international NGO positively impacts hundreds of thousands of lives annually through its Community Development (FXBVillage), Health, Education and Protection programs. Over the years, more than 17 million adults and children have benefited from FXB’s presence in their communities.

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World Water Day

Affordable drinking water for all is a key element of the world we want to live in. There is enough water on earth to achieve that dream. The Challenge Drinking water only accounts for 1% of all the water available…
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Myanmar: a vocational training … and then ?

 Diary piece from Christine Eggs, General Director  FXB International 24 March 2017 – “On mission in Myanmar (formerly known as Burma), I went to meet people who have followed professional trainings in one of our FXB centers. For over 20…

FXB Videos

Generation Rescue - Video Documentary

Generation Rescue is a documentary that follows four women in Burundi who are on a journey to uplift themselves from poverty. Thanks to receiving food, health, housing resources and business training from their participation in the FXBVillage program.

FXB International

In Sub-Saharan Africa, 15 Million children have lost a parent to AIDS. FXB works with these children’s families and others in need. Watch the one-minute video.

My son François was passionate about rescuing people. As a helicopter pilot, it was his job – but also his life. When he died, I wanted to keep François’ passion alive by promoting the things that fascinated him, and by rescuing orphans and people around the world from extreme poverty. And so FXB was born, with the ultimate aim to bring about peace and security in the world by focusing on children, youth and women.

– Albina du Boisrouvray, FXB founder and president emerita

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