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...

VN Masons Congess, Segou, June 2012

VN Masons Congess, Segou, June 2012
Photo from Progress Report 'Results of the 2011-12 season' (view small | med | large | orig)

A VN village mosque, Dendjola

A VN village mosque, Dendjola
Photo from Progress Report 'AVN wins major Awards' (view small | med | large | orig)

VN chicken house built by children, Dendjola

VN chicken house built by children, Dendjola
Photo from Progress Report 'AVN wins major Awards' (view small | med | large | orig)

A VN village classroom, Burkina Faso

A VN village classroom, Burkina Faso
Photo from Progress Report 'Major international recognition for AVN Program & Updates from the field' (view small | med | large | orig)

AVN promotional meeting , Deguele village, Burkina

AVN promotional meeting , Deguele village, Burkina
Photo from Progress Report 'Major international recognition for AVN Program & Updates from the field' (view small | med | large | orig)

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