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 […]

Trafficked workers in India band together in hope of breaking ugly cycle

India is home to 18.3 million modern slaves – or 40 percent of the world’s total of 45.8 million – according to the 2016 Global Slavery Index from the Walk Free Foundation. Hundreds of thousands of them work in brick kilns here in Uttar Pradesh, India’s most populous state, in dangerous and squalid conditions.” Modern slavery – […]

FXB Study Reveals Deficiencies in Rehabilitation of Child Labourers in India

Despite increased awareness on child trafficking, there are “startling inconsistencies” between the policy commitments and on-the-ground realities for rehabilitation of child labourers across the three northern Indian States of Rajasthan, Bihar and Delhi, says a new study conducted by  the FXB Center for Health and Human Rights. The study, released end of July covered the […]

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, […]

FXB is propelling progress in Uganda

Even though Uganda has made impressive progress in reducing poverty, almost 20% of the population lives below the national poverty line. The demand for FXB Uganda’s work has never been more urgent. FXB Uganda recently implemented three FXBVillages. The Community Development Program of Maganjo completed in December 2015. For a period of three years, the […]

FXB takes children out of a waste disposal in Burundi

About 15% of participants in the Community Development Programs FXBVillage in Burundi are Pygmy (Batwa) families who had little rights and access to public services due to their traditional roles as servants. FXB Community Development programs are ongoing in the Buterere commune, near Bujumbura, which currently serves as an area of waste disposal for the […]

FXB creates new records in China

FXB China works in the remote and mountainous Southern Sichuan province. Recently, the international NGO completed three Community development programs there, each 3 years long. The FXBVillages helped a total of 1350 people escape poverty. All of them now eat three times a day, are able to save on a regular basis and can afford […]

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 […]