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...

Catering for the inauguration...

Catering for the inauguration...
Photo from Progress Report 'AVN opens superb new office in Senegal' (view small | med | large | orig)

Guests at the inauguration ceremony

Guests at the inauguration ceremony
Photo from Progress Report 'AVN opens superb new office in Senegal' (view small | med | large | orig)

Magnificent baobab tree close by...

Magnificent baobab tree close by...
Photo from Progress Report 'AVN opens superb new office in Senegal' (view small | med | large | orig)

AVN's new office in Thies

AVN's new office in Thies
Photo from Progress Report 'AVN opens superb new office in Senegal' (view small | med | large | orig)

Mamarila mosque and villagers, Dendjola zone

Mamarila mosque and villagers, Dendjola zone
Photo from Progress Report 'The Dendjola Success Story' (view small | med | large | orig)

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