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...

AVN Academy - Module for Extension Agents

AVN Academy - Module for Extension Agents
Photo from Progress Report 'La Voute Nubienne: results and impacts 2012/2013' (view small | med | large | orig)

Promotional Meeting in Burkina Faso

Promotional Meeting in Burkina Faso
Photo from Progress Report 'La Voute Nubienne: results and impacts 2012/2013' (view small | med | large | orig)

A Burkinabe family and its NV house

A Burkinabe family and its NV house
Photo from Progress Report 'La Voute Nubienne: results and impacts 2012/2013' (view small | med | large | orig)

Bagnan mosque, Koutiala region

Bagnan mosque, Koutiala region
Photo from Progress Report 'Results of the 2012/13 season' (view small | med | large | orig)

Village classroom, Dankoumala, Segou region

Village classroom, Dankoumala, Segou region
Photo from Progress Report 'Results of the 2012/13 season' (view small | med | large | orig)
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