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...

Benoit & Narcisse in AVN office in Benin

Benoit & Narcisse in AVN office in Benin
Photo from Progress Report 'AVN at COP20, Lima / Two new country programs' (view small | med | large | orig)

Freeway rest area NV prayer room

Freeway rest area NV prayer room
Photo from Progress Report 'AVN Diversifies in Senegal' (view small | med | large | orig)

Kodith village NV primary school

Kodith village NV primary school
Photo from Progress Report 'AVN Diversifies in Senegal' (view small | med | large | orig)

Outside Nguendar Clinic

Outside Nguendar Clinic
Photo from Progress Report 'AVN Diversifies in Senegal' (view small | med | large | orig)

Mother & baby

Mother & baby
Photo from Progress Report 'AVN Diversifies in Senegal' (view small | med | large | orig)

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