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 […]

FXB is breaking barriers in India

Throught its on-going programs in India, FXB gave a young HIV positive mother a new lease on life. Ningthoujam, was only 17 when she ignored the pleas of her parents and friends and married her husband, a known drug user. She thought that he would eventually quit drugs after they were married. Two children later, […]

Rwanda : FXB breaks a vicious cycle

Pauline is an HIV positive 41 years old mother living alone in Rwanda with her five children. Before entering FXB’s Community Development Program, Pauline had stopped treating herself with proper medication, was bullied by her peers and felt no hope for the future. Recognizing the fact that hunger, disease, illiteracy and stigma are interlinked, the […]

Uganda: FXB gives impulse for success

Federesi, a 40 years old mother of 9 children, tells us about her life before and after she became a participant of the Community Development Program FXBVillage in Uganda. Today a role model for her peers, the strong mother only needed FXB’s impulse to succeed. In her teenage years, Federesi’s parents chose her a husband who […]

Rwanda: the end of a lonely life

Before her encounter with FXB, Gaudentius, single mother of four children, lived a very isolated life in her village in Rwanda, Africa. Everything changed when she joined the Community Development Program of the international NGO.  Married at a very young age, she was unaware that her husband was having a relationship with another woman. When the husband […]

Ramzaan Khan : An aspiring artist with a vision for change

Ramzaan at the FXB India Suraksha Day Care Center, Jaipur, Rajasthan “Trust and belief in oneself can help everyone overcome all kinds of challenges and difficulties”, says Ramzaan Khan,17. “Drug addiction can destroy a person’s future and I hope all addicted children would leave the habit as soon as possible. All children, whether they have […]

Justine’s story, FXBVillage Uganda

Justine is a 39 years-old married woman and lives in Uganda. She’s HIV positive. Mother of six, three of them are also HIV positive. She says “the things I have had to endure in this life, I do not wish any of my daughters to have to go through: that’s why I work so hard […]

Getting on the right path in China

In 2011, Bi Ji Me was a 33-year-old woman struggling to take care of her five children after her husband took his own life. Drowning in desperate financial circumstances and reeling from the death of her husband, she also considered suicide but she couldn’t bear the thought of abandoning her children. Living in the Bu […]