A national recognition award for FXB Mongolia

On 2nd October 2017, FXB Mongolia received a trophy called “Mongolian Quality” and the Program Manager, Erdenetuya Jambal, was granted the medal of “Best Manager” by the “National business and development committee” in Ulaanbataar. Every two years, the company announces the best organizations. In 2015, it rewarded public schools and this year 2017 the non-governmental organizations […]

Catherine and François in Burundi – Second Hope: Dorothée and her Family

One afternoon we decided to visit former beneficiaries to find out what the Community Development Program FXBVillage has brought to these families and see where they are today, a few months after they graduated from the program. In the village of Buterere II, there are some families of Twa pygmy population. It is a minority […]

Catherine and François in Burundi – Hope for Janvier and his Children

After a week in Rwanda, we are in Burundi. With the FXB employees, we’re visiting families who are in extreme precariousness at the very beginning of the FXB project, named Buterere IV, which started only a month ago, in the spring of 2017. The people enrolled in this project FXBVillage live in conditions well below […]

“The Human Face of Migration” : Conference at UNESCO – 15 June 2017 – Speech by Albina du Boisrouvray, Founder and President Emerita – FXB International

Presenting an analysis of historical contexts, testimonies, experiences and lessons learned was the focus of this joint United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) – United Nations University (UNU) conference on “The Human Face of Migration: Historical Perspectives, Testimonies and Policy Considerations”, organized at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, on June 15, 2017. The conference […]

90,000 trees planted in the Gobi Desert – Mongolia

The FXB Mongolia team and the beneficiary families of its programs took part in a large-scale community work, as they were involved in planting nearly 90,000 trees adapted to the poor and arid soil of the Dornogobi Aïmag. The Gobi Desert has the particularity of alternating stifling summers and very severe winters. It holds the […]

Voices of former FXBVillage participants

Since 1990, over 83,000 people have become self-sufficient as a result of our Community Development Programs FXBVillage. But don’t take our word for it; here are some firsthand accounts of former FXBVillage participants: Namwandu FXBVillage participant, Uganda Vestine FXBVillage participant, Rwanda Zena FXBVillage participant, Rwanda

The Story of FXB India: Giving Voice to the Forgotten

For a decade FXB India Suraksha’s  integrated Community Development model has triumphed hope over adversity and enabled people to live a life of dignity. “I feel lucky to have been part of a program that has enabled us voice our opinions within the community. The women in my village cherish this opportunity to reminisce how […]

Uganda – Slum Entrepreneur: Irena’s story

In partnership with Sustainable Comprehensive Responses (SCORE) projects and UPHSP (Uganda Private Health Support Program), FXB offers vulnerable children and their families strategies of economical and social emancipation by teaching skills in community development, entrepreneurship, nutrition and child protection. In 2016 alone, FXB supported over 500 households in Uganda, including Irena, a single mother with […]