FXB INDIA – National Girl Child Day marked by consultations on child marriage

In honour of National Girl Child Day on January 24, a series of district level consultations was initiated to develop a national action plan to address the widespread practice of child marriage in India. FXB’s approach was to set up prevention measures with the stakeholders working for the protection of the girls. Among the issues […]

FXB Children’s Dreams – Christmas donations

Last December, Borgeat Electricité SA, based in Sierre, replaced the tradition of giving Christmas gifts to its customers with donations to FXB Children’s Dreams initiative. FXB thanks Borgeat Electricité SA for helping make sick children’s dreams come true as they recover and work toward their health. If your company is interested in getting involved with […]

FXB in the media

Following Human Rights Day on 10th December, our founder, Albina du Boisrouvray, has featured in various news outlets recently, discussing FXB and the need for an integrated approach to long-lasting poverty eradication. Huffington Post: Human Rights Day – A Reminder of Why We Need an Integrated Approach International Business Times: Human Rights Day 2014: Only holistic approach can eradicate […]

King Baudouin Foundation – FXB Burundi support

Since 2003, the King Baudouin Foundation (KBF) has been supporting FXB and its FXBVillage programs in the Great Lakes region in Africa. So far, the KBF has supported 8 FXBVillage programs in Rwanda, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Click here to read more about the KBF’s support on FXB International, and why it continues […]

FXB – ACCOR Christmas tree unveiling

Last week, FXB France Director Laure Delouvrier and Christine de Longevialle, the delegate general of the ACCOR Foundation, unveiled a Christmas tree in the ACCOR building’s entrance hall in Paris. The Christmas tree is beautifully decorated with ornatments, dolls and Father Christmas models made by FXB’s beneficiaries in Myanmar. ACCOR employees will be able to buy these items throughout […]

FXB’s Framing Hope Exhibition comes to Geneva – 12-16 December

FXB’s Framing Hope exhibition is arriving in Geneva next month, following successful shows at the OXO Gallery in London and Sotheby’s in Paris. This travelling exhibition comes as a result of FXB’s work with world-renowned photographer Jillian Edelstein, who visited over 20 FXBVillage programmes across India, Burundi, Uganda, Rwanda, Colombia and China earlier this year. On her travels, […]

UN Conference on Landlocked Developing Countries: comment from Albina du Boisrouvray

Today is the beginning of the UN Conference on Landlocked Developing Countries, which takes place in Vienna and lasts until Wednesday 5th November. Attended by representatives from LLDC governments, transit developing countries, donor countries, UN and other international organisations and the private sector, the conference aims to shape the new development agenda for landlocked developing countries for the […]

FXB Burundi rebuilds 12 houses destroyed by floods

Back in February, Bujumbura – and specifically the commune of Buterere – were hit by terrible floods. The severity of the floods prompted FXB Burundi to intervene, taking on the reconstruction of several houses that had been completely destroyed by the floods. With the invaluable help of the King Baudoin Foundation, FXB Burundi has been able to build 12 houses for the vulnerable families of […]

Framing Hope

2014 is an important year of celebration for FXB, marking 25 years since Albina du Boisrouvray founded the FXB Foundation and FXB International. To mark this special anniversary, FXB joined forces with world-renowned photographer Jillian Edelstein, to capture the stories of hope from the people touched by our work. Embarking on a unique photographic expedition, […]

Can you capture hope?

The aim of the competition is to bring FXB International’s mission to eradicate extreme poverty to life, and to give one lucky winner the chance to win a ‘money can’t buy’ prize.