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...

Apprentices at Dioila workshop, Nov 18-24

Apprentices at Dioila workshop, Nov 18-24
Photo from Progress Report '2013/14 Season kicks off with 8 Training Workshops' (view small | med | large | orig)

NV master masons at Segou workshop, Nov 4-10

NV master masons at Segou workshop, Nov 4-10
Photo from Progress Report '2013/14 Season kicks off with 8 Training Workshops' (view small | med | large | orig)

The regional deployment: 10 regions in 3 countries

The regional deployment: 10 regions in 3 countries
Photo from Progress Report 'La Voute Nubienne: results and impacts 2012/2013' (view small | med | large | orig)

Voute Nubienne women at the Academy

Voute Nubienne women at the Academy
Photo from Progress Report 'La Voute Nubienne: results and impacts 2012/2013' (view small | med | large | orig)

Mid-season meeting at Boromo

Mid-season meeting at Boromo
Photo from Progress Report 'La Voute Nubienne: results and impacts 2012/2013' (view small | med | large | orig)
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