Association la Voute Nubienne (AVN)

AVN's mission is to improve housing conditions through an appropriate architecture, as soon as possible, for as many people as possible. In sub-Saharan Africa, the struggle to obtain decent housing plunges millions of families into a vicious circle of poverty. AVN offers a solution to this problem, based on three integrated concepts: A Roof + A Skill + A Market AVN organises the training and support of local Nubian Vault (NV) builders and entrepreneurs to promote this solution on a large-scale, with a view to developing a self-sustaining market in NV construction. As a result, families can acquire affordable, sustainable, and decent housing, at the same time improving their economic cond...

Closing session masons' congress, Segou

Closing session masons' congress, Segou
Photo from Progress Report 'Good news from Mali' (view small | med | large | orig)

Participants at AVN masons' congress, Segou

Participants at AVN masons' congress, Segou
Photo from Progress Report 'Good news from Mali' (view small | med | large | orig)

South front of new AVN office, Koutiala

South front of new AVN office, Koutiala
Photo from Progress Report 'Good news from Mali' (view small | med | large | orig)

AVN regional office & team, Koutiala

AVN regional office & team, Koutiala
Photo from Progress Report 'Good news from Mali' (view small | med | large | orig)

Participants at AVN masons' congress

Participants at AVN masons' congress
Photo from Progress Report 'AVN in Ghana: from hen-house to royal palace!' (view small | med | large | orig)

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