The Phelex Foundation is a 501(c)(3) operating charity based in Massachusetts, the United States. Founded in 1995 by a group of Boston-area residents, the foundation actively promotes basic education for financially, socially or physically disadvantaged children in the poverty-stricken regions of rural Asia. It focuses on establishing self-sustainable funding sources through school operated work-study programs, educational partnerships, communal participation and volunteerism.
The Phelex Foundation has three operating divisions:
- The Phelex Sustainable Tuition Aid Program (1995)
- The Phelex Institute for the Study of Rural Education (2000)
- International Youth Urban-suburban Cross-cultural Exchange(2003)