TESTIMONY – Abiba shares her story on FXBVillage Kamenge, Burundi

Burundi is the fifth poorest country in the world. Almost 70 percent of the population lives below the poverty line. In 2006, the first FXB programs were launched in the country allowing 4500 individuals including children to bring themselves out of poverty. 15000 people participated in FXB programs in their communities through various prevention and […]

South Africa – The first FXB Vocational Training program apprentices succeed

90 youth enrolled in three years (November 2013 – November 2016) 70 percent were females and 60 percent were orphans. 90 percent preferred to receive training in the office sector. 900 000 unfilled positions for skilled workers in South Africa. In 2013, FXB changed direction in South Africa by launching a Vocational Training (VT) program to […]

Give Her Wings, and She Will Fly

FXB India Suraksha celebrates the power of women on International Women’s Day Last year, we shared ‘stories of hope’ in Sunitha from a village in Andhra Pradesh to Anjalai and Parameswari in Tamil Nadu to Sandhyarani in Manipur. Today their lives are stories of change, independently earning their livelihoods and meeting their needs. This year […]

Rwanda – From learning to autonomy: the FXBVillage program in Kamegeri brings positive results

28 percent of families live in extreme poverty in Kamegeri. HIV/AIDS prevalence is about 10 percent higher than the national average. The FXBVillage program simultaneously addresses the five drivers of extreme poverty: health, housing, education, nutrition and economic empowerment. It brings families sustainable economic and social autonomy enabling them to protect and raise their children […]

Generous parishes

A donation of CHF 2905.- was generously made to FXB following the mass services in the parishes of Vex, Hérémence and Evolène on February 7-8. FXB warmly thanks Father Vincent Lafargue as well as the pastoral teams in Evolène, Hérémence and Vex for their support.  

FXB Children’s Dreams – A walk that can make children dream…

Marie-France Maury of Vex (left) donated CHF 5000.- in honour of FXB represented by Mrs. Aline Albasini (right). With the support of 50 sponsors, Mrs. Marie-France Maury walked 600 miles from Lourdes to Santiago de Compostela starting on August 25, 2014 and completing her journey on October 12, 2014. She said it was the most […]

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 […]