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 […]

“The Human Face of Migration” : Conference at UNESCO – 15 June 2017 – Speech by Albina du Boisrouvray, Founder and President Emerita – FXB International

Presenting an analysis of historical contexts, testimonies, experiences and lessons learned was the focus of this joint United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) – United Nations University (UNU) conference on “The Human Face of Migration: Historical Perspectives, Testimonies and Policy Considerations”, organized at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, on June 15, 2017. The conference […]

90,000 trees planted in the Gobi Desert – Mongolia

The FXB Mongolia team and the beneficiary families of its programs took part in a large-scale community work, as they were involved in planting nearly 90,000 trees adapted to the poor and arid soil of the Dornogobi Aïmag. The Gobi Desert has the particularity of alternating stifling summers and very severe winters. It holds the […]

FXB Myanmar: a new direction of vocational training

By Christine Eggs, General Director FXB International For almost three years, we have dreamed of this vocational training in hospitality and tourism, intended for very vulnerable young people. All these years of research to try to understand what is already being done in the country, of research in this sector that is increasingly opening up, […]

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 years, we have provided trainings to very vulnerable young people in the sectors of clothing, […]

South Africa: testimony of a 12 years old

“What I have learned in life is that you can be rich as you like, but if ever you don’t have love, you won’t survive.  With the love of my grandmother and the FXB After School Program, I am the survivor. ” —Christine 12 years old, South Africa I’m Christine Mazibuko*, doing grade 5 at […]

FXB Director at the Jaipur Day Care Center

FXB Day Care center – Jaipur, India – testimony by Christine Eggs, FXB International General Director “This week, I went to meet the street children FXB welcomes in Jaipur. Every day, there are thirty of them spending the day in our home. They live – or survive – in the railway station, in conditions of extreme […]