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 […]

FXB School in Myanmar: a revelation for many young Burmese

In Myanmar, South East Asia, little training actually exists for Burmese youth, whose country has just opened up after decades of military dictatorship. Present for the past 20 years, the International NGO annually offers an education to young Burmese, offering them training and access to a profession in textile. After a four-months training, FXB participants […]

India: testimony from a young artist nominated for Peace Prize

Ramzaan Khan is a 17 years old artist who lives in a slum, near the railway station of Jaipur in Rajasthan, India. A substance abuse survivor, he was reinserted into society through FXB’s programs. Today volunteering for FXB, he is a source of inspiration for the many children who find themselves hopeless and aimless at […]

China: a partnership for Yi women

In China, FXB   works with partners to alleviate the poverty of the populations belonging  to  the  highly  marginalized  Yi  ethnic  group,  in  an  extremely  isolated  area of Sichuan. In its 2015 annual report, the Foundation CHANEL highlighted the fact that it supported FXB’s project  in China by developing  the skills of  80  vulnerable  women. Most […]

Myanmar: training Khin

“Hello. My name is Khin. I am 17. Altogether, I have 5 brothers and sisters. My dad passed away several years ago. My older brother had to stop school at my father’s death to help meet our needs. For me, the future was also all planed: just like my mum, I was supposed to help […]