Commitment to Action

FXB Village Model

Commitment by

Fxb (Francois-Xavier Bagnoud) International

In 2006, FXB International committed to expand its community-based Village Model Program for HIV/AIDS-affected families in Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, India, Rwanda, Thailand, and Uganda. The Village Model Program is implemented by locally-recruited staff members, and provides a basic package of services to families, including HIV prevention, testing and counseling; educational and vocational training; medical and nutritional support; and income-generating activities. FXB's Village Model Program helps families become increasingly self-sufficient and capable of managing their own medical and schooling costs over a period of three years.
Since 2006, FXB International has doubled its impact several times over. The program has expanded from ten Model Villages to 55. The 22 newest FXB-Villages have been funded by foundations, corporations, and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in partnership with the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).

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Commitment

FXB Village Model

Launched

2006

Est. Duration

6 Years

Estimated Total Value

$7,500,000

Region

Africa, Asia

Countries

BURUNDI, Democratic Republic of the Congo, INDIA, RWANDA, THAILAND, UGANDA

Commitment by

Fxb (Francois-Xavier Bagnoud) International

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

The Wolfensohn Center for Development