FXB welcomes the increasing attention being paid to the “Graduation Approach” and its implications for lasting development.


FXB welcomes the increasing attention being paid to the “Graduation Approach” and its implications for lasting development. ​This innovation in development thinking turns traditional models on their heads, providing a lasting ladder out of poverty for everyone it touches. We know this because we have witnessed the efficacy of the Graduation Approach in action for […]

Investing in the economic empowerment of Women is the undeniable path to poverty eradication, gender equality and inclusive economic growth.

Discover Grace’s success story.  From an initial status of extreme poverty, she is today a successful Women Entrepreneur who employs 11 people in her living room furniture manufacturing workshop in Kigali. In parallel, you will see the very difficult path that Dorothée, Julienne and Espérance will follow in Burundi to achieve economic and social autonomy. […]

FXB is proud of the success of the Women Entrepreneurs of its programs: Abiba, Rwanda

“I am capable today of raising my six children with dignity and look ahead with confidence” Abiba Discover the success story of Abiba, a Woman Entrepreneur living in Rwanda Through the provision of business training and an initial small capital investment as part of the FXBVillage program, Abiba was able to start a small milk […]

Gaza – Philosophy and culture of Non-Violence as a way of life

In 2017, Albina, Founder & President Emerita of FXB International, got the idea to develop a pilot program in Gaza in order to spread the concept, culture, and principles of non-violence within the Palestinian society, specifically targeting the youth in Gaza. She found in Omar Shaban, Palthink’s Director, a reliable partner who could develop and […]

A national recognition award for FXB Mongolia

On 2nd October 2017, FXB Mongolia received a trophy called “Mongolian Quality” and the Program Manager, Erdenetuya Jambal, was granted the medal of “Best Manager” by the “National business and development committee” in Ulaanbataar. Every two years, the company announces the best organizations. In 2015, it rewarded public schools and this year 2017 the non-governmental organizations […]

Catherine and François in Burundi – Second Hope: Dorothée and her Family

One afternoon we decided to visit former beneficiaries to find out what the Community Development Program FXBVillage has brought to these families and see where they are today, a few months after they graduated from the program. In the village of Buterere II, there are some families of Twa pygmy population. It is a minority […]

Catherine and François in Burundi – Hope for Janvier and his Children

After a week in Rwanda, we are in Burundi. With the FXB employees, we’re visiting families who are in extreme precariousness at the very beginning of the FXB project, named Buterere IV, which started only a month ago, in the spring of 2017. The people enrolled in this project FXBVillage live in conditions well below […]