Mongolia: a New Beginning

Enkh is a 40 year old single mother. Her older daughter has vasculitis, her 7 year old boy is disabled, unable to walk nor talk, and her youngest is only 3. When her husband passed away a few years ago, Enkh did consider ending her life. She could not work as her children needed constant […]

Uganda: A Mother Who Never Gives Up

Olivia felt like “a problem in the community.” As a mother of two children in Kampala District, Uganda, Olivia relied on her husband’s meager income from hawking plastic shoes and bags for living. The family could hardly afford daily meals. Even worse, they were thrown out of their rental house due to failure to pay […]

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 […]

South Africa : an educational journey

My name is Kutlwano, I am a 21 years old South African from Soweto, Johannesburg. I have been part of the FXB afterschool program in Orlando East since it was first implemented in 2006. I have been part of the FXB family for 10 years to date and I must say that the journey has […]

Myanmar: from weaving to sharing

Mo Myint Zu, 32 years old, joined FXB in 2002 as an apprentice. She followed the organization’s “Vocational Training program”, from level 1-4, during 3 years, to become professionally trained in weaving. After her training in 2005, she decided to go back to University and follow a distance learning course to improve her knowledge while […]

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 […]

Images of Myanmar

François and Thibaud are volunteers with FXB Myanmar, working on video materials portraying FXB’s daily work in the country. “We are two students passionate about videos. During the past three months, we have travelled through South East Asia to meet various non profit organizations and film their daily work. Our goal is to provide promotional […]

Rwanda: encounter with Angélique

My husband and I recently started volunteering for FXB in Rwanda. Every day, we go along the FXB staff to meet the participants of the community development programs. We meet incredible people. When I met Angelique, her story touched me. This is the story of a woman struck by lightning. One night, the lightning struck […]

Colombia: Speaking out from Barranquilla

Eyleen lives with her parents in one of the most dangerous streets of Barranquilla, Colombia. The introduction in 2013 of a Community Development Program “FXBVillage” in her area had a deep impact on her community. During a three years period, FXB provided her family with access to proper nutrition, health care, education, and lodging. The […]

South Africa: Walk a mile in my shoe

Mduduzi, 21 years old, benefitted from the FXB after school program in South Africa, and was later enrolled in the organization’s Vocational Training Program. He is now an independent, educated young man. Passionate about writing, his poems were selected to be published in FXB’s poetry book “Walk a mile in my shoe”. Testimony I was […]