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 Boromo team planning session

AVN Boromo team planning session
Photo from Progress Report 'Program Update' (view small | med | large | orig)

Local AVN 'champions', Mali

Local AVN 'champions', Mali
Photo from Progress Report 'Program Update' (view small | med | large | orig)

Village women living in NV houses

Village women living in NV houses
Photo from Progress Report 'Program Update' (view small | med | large | orig)

NV masons team, Burkina Faso

NV masons team, Burkina Faso
Photo from Progress Report 'Program Update' (view small | med | large | orig)

Segou 'champions' group photo

Segou 'champions' group photo
Photo from Progress Report '2013/14 Season kicks off with 8 Training Workshops' (view small | med | large | orig)

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