FXB in action

Current work

Uganda

Uganda

FXB in action Since 1990, FXB set up many Community Development Programs, FXBVillages, allowing 2,000 families to get out of poverty. In addition, over 200,000 people benefitted from FXB’s presence in their communities, through interventions related to education, HIV...

Switzerland

Switzerland

In April 1991, FXB launched the Dreams of François-Xavier program, which aims to fulfill the dreams of seriously ill or injured children living in Switzerland. The program offers sick children a “magic moment” to help them fight diseases and tolerate treatment, which...

South Africa

South Africa

FXB in action FXB started working in South Africa in 2000, focusing on education and life skills development for youth. In 2016, almost 500 young people benefited from FXB’s activities in the country: After School – Life Skills Programs Many have lost one or both...

Rwanda

Rwanda

FXB in action FXB began its activities in Rwanda a few months after the 1994 genocide. Since then, FXB has been working to strengthen the capacities of children and families hit hardest by poverty and AIDS. In 2016, FXB directly impacted the life of over 150,000...

Panama

Panama

FXB in action FXB is operating one Community Development Program FXBVillage in Panama, directly impacting 60 households. The intervention model requires program implementation with a 360 degree vision of the community, focused on harnessing existing community assets...

Niger

Niger

FXB in action Since 2001, following the initiative of Agathe Bagnoud, godmother of François-Xavier Bagnoud, FXB has been constructing and rehabilitating wells in northern Niger with the assistance of the local Tuareg population. Many of these wooden wells become...

Namibia

Namibia

FXB in action In partnership with Hope Initiatives SA Namibia (HISA Namibia), FXB started working in Namibia in April 2018, implementing one Community Development Program FXBVillage in an informal settlment near Windhoek – Tobia Hainyeko Constituency within...

Gaza

Gaza

FXB in action FXB initiated “The Benefits of Non-Violence as a Culture and Instrument for Conflict Resolution Domestically & Regionally” project implemented by PalThink for Strategic Studies, an independent non-profit think and do tank established in 2007. The...

Myanmar

Myanmar

FXB works in Myanmar since 1993 towards fighting against the multidimensional causes of poverty and social injustices Context With a population of over 54 million people, Myanmar is among the world’s poorest countries, ranking 148th out of 188 countries in the Human...

Mongolia

Mongolia

FXB in action In March 2002, at the invitation of the Mongolian Ministry of Health, Albina du Boisrouvray and her team visited Mongolia to leverage FXB’s experience and develop a project aimed at preventing an HIV/AIDS epidemic. The FXB project was located in Selenge...

India

India

FXB in action Since 1991, FXB has been developing programs in India which have helped tens of thousands of people from poverty stricken areas, providing access to health services, clean water and sanitation, as well as adequate HIV and other disease prevention...

Colombia

Colombia

FXB in action FXB is operating one Community Development Programs FXBVillages in Colombia. It is located in a community near the outskirts of Bogota. It is directly lifting almost five hundred people out of extreme poverty, and indirectly reaching over 2,500...

China

China

FXB works in China since 2006 towards lifting vulnerable families out of poverty and reducing gender discrimination. Context FXB China operates programs in Bu Tuo, a remote and mountainous county in Liangshan-Yi Autonomous Prefecture of Sichuan province. The province...

Burundi

Burundi

FXB in action FXB started working in Burundi in November 2006. Today, two Community Development Programs FXBVillages are ongoing in the Buterere commune, near the capital of Bujumbura, which serves as an area of waste disposal for the surrounding municipalities and...

Past work

Uruguay

Uruguay

Opened in 1992, the FXB House in Montevideo, Uruguay, works to respond to the growing impoverishment of the local population and its harmful consequences on children. Many children had to resort to the streets for survival, living off food scraps found in the garbage...

Togo

Togo

Togo In 2002, FXB started the first phase of its program in Siou, northern Togo, to support vulnerable people by strengthening existing medical and school structures through the provision of basic materials. The second phase of this program was launched in 2006 to...

Thailand

Thailand

In 1994, a National Committee – made up of representatives of the Thai Government, NGOs (including FXB) and bodies such as UNICEF, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) – was formed in order to launch a...

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Democratic Republic of the Congo

FXB started working in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in October 2009. Since then, it has led three FXBVillage programs, bringing 1,845 children and adults out of extreme poverty. The Challenge Despite having one of the world’s largest reserves of...

Brazil

Brazil

The region of Campo Limpo – the South Zone of São Paulo – represents 26.65 percent of São Paulo’s predominantly youth and urban population. In 2007, it was estimated that almost 600,000 people were living with HIV in the country, with no knowledge of their serological...

Bolivia

Bolivia

well as adequate nutrition, particularly in the rural areas. In the rural town of Machacamarca, located in the State of Oruro, environmental conditions exacerbate hardships. High altitude, low temperatures and lack of fertile land hamper subsistence farming and, in...

Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso

FXB in action Since the end of 2017, FXB and the NGO Morija have been working together in the commune of Nobéré to develop a project to promote the health of young children and women in precarious situations. This project offers an integrated package of Young Child...