FXB’s Community Development Program FXBVillage simultaneously addresses predominent drivers of poverty : malnutrition, poor health, lack of income, of education, of access to drinkable water and adequate sanitation, poor climate conditions and inadequate housing. This integrated approach provides a single response to the multidimensional causes of poverty.
Each Program lasts 3 years and serves 80 to 100 families (around 500-600 people). Through the delivery of essential services, FXB ensures that families are thriving and children reach their full potential.
FXBVillage program beneficiaries receive a comprehensive package of services.
The key driver to break the cycle of poverty over the long run is economic empowerment. FXB provides a small start-up capital and promotes financial inclusion so that program participants can secure a portfolio of Income Generating Activities (IGAs).
The new IGAs allow families to gradually earn enough income to provide for their daily needs and become socially and economically self-sufficient.
As participants’ abilities to meet their basic needs increase, FXB gradually lessens financial support to encourage self-sufficiency. FXB families continue to thrive after the program completes.
FXBVillage participants: hear their stories.
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Helping Families. Saving Children
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Our community development program, FXBVillage, has been recognized by UNICEF and UNAIDS as «Best Practice».