15 March 2017 – Albina du Boisrouvray, founder and president emerita of the international development organization FXB, was promoted Officer of the Legion of Honor on Tuesday evening at the Quai d’Orsay in Paris. Highest decoration bestowed in France, and one of the most well known in the world, the latter rewards the extent of […]
14 January 2017 – On the evening of January 14th 1986, in Mali during the Paris-Dakar Rally, the helicopter piloted by François-Xavier Bagnoud crashed. In addition to François-Xavier, four other people lost their lives: Thierry Sabine, the creator of the Dakar, the French famous singer Daniel Balavoine, a reporter from the Journal du Dimanche, Nathaly […]
24 November 2016 – Amidst a difficult political environment, FXB is concerned about the growing food insecurity in Burundi. Convinced that investing in humanity is investing in peace, the international NGO continues to fight extreme poverty in the country, offering the most vulnerable families a chance to permanently break the vicious circle of poverty. […]
The Boards of Directors as well as the entire FXB International team celebrate the promotion of FXB’s Founder and President Emerita, Albina du Boisrouvray, to the rank of “Officer of the French Legion of Honor”. Highest decoration bestowed in France, the latter rewards the extent and quality of Albina du Boisrouvray’s tireless action in favor […]
GOA, INDIA – On March 19th, HIV Congress conferred the Meritorious Service Award on Albina du Boisrouvray, the Founder and President of FXB, “for her invaluable contribution for the care and support of people living with HIV/AIDS.” For over 27 years, Albina has supported estimated 100 million AIDS orphans and the poorest families in 12 […]
FXB International, an organization with a 26-year history of breaking the cycle of extreme poverty, is pleased to welcome Karina L. Weinstein as its new FXB USA Program Director. Ms. Weinstein will lead FXB’s work in the United States by developing a broad base of support for FXB programs, building a strong evidence base for FXB’s impact and expanding […]
PARIS, May 21, 2015 – The Board of Directors at FXB France, a non-governmental organization that has been fighting extreme poverty around the world since 1991, met with FXB founder and honorary president Albina du Boisrouvray, on May 21, 2015, to announce Charlotte Casiraghi, Stanislas Pottier and Pierre Schapira as the latest additions to the Board of […]
FXB and Harvard University release the FXBVillage Toolkit and Planning Guide to extreme poverty eradication; Leaders n in economics and global development, including Nobel laureate Dr. Amartya Sen, celebrate launch CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 5, 2015 – FXB, an international organization with a 26-year history of disrupting the cycle of extreme poverty and uplifting children in […]
The aim of the competition is to bring FXB International’s mission to eradicate extreme poverty to life, and to give one lucky winner the chance to win a ‘money can’t buy’ prize.
In 1995, alarmed by the catastrophic consequences of the genocide, Albina du Boisrouvray, Founder of FXB International, set up an emergency relief mission to help the vulnerable children of Rutobwe, Rwanda.