Sustainable Housing for Rural Communities in Mali

 
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  • Sustainable Housing for Rural Communities in Mali has received 1 donation
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  • Sustainable Housing for Rural Communities in Mali posted a progress report
    Good news from Mali
    By - Tony Kaye - AVN Vice-President
    I have just received the results of the 2014/15 season from the AVN office in Mali. Despite the difficult political and economic situation in the country, the AVN-Mali team has achieved some great results. A 28% growth rate in construction 119 new NV buildings have been constructed, predominantly for clients in rural areas...
    • 2 months ago
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  • Sustainable Housing for Rural Communities in Mali posted a progress report
    AVN invited to COP20 Lima
    By - Tony Kaye - AVN Vice-President
    AVN at COP20, Lima, December 2014 AVN was invited to attend the the 20th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP20) to the UNFCCC (UN Framework Convention on Climate Change), Lima, Peru, Dec 1-12, and was awarded the prestigious Momentum for Change Prize The Prize was awarded to 12 innovative projects concerned with...
    • 6 months ago
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  • Sustainable Housing for Rural Communities in Mali posted a progress report
    Nubian Vault village houses in Mali
    By - Tony Kaye - AVN Vice-President
    Mathieu Hardy, a young architect specialising in earth construction, has been working with AVN from the end of 2008. Much of his time has been spent in Mali, helping kickstart and develop our programme there. Now that AVN-Mali is fully established with a HQ team in Segou, and three regional offices, all staffed by Malians,...
    • 10 months ago
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  • Sustainable Housing for Rural Communities in Mali has received 2 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • Sustainable Housing for Rural Communities in Mali posted a progress report
    The Dendjola Success Story
    By - Tony Kaye - Vice-President, AVN
    A key element in AVN's aim to create a sustainable market in NV construction for the benefit of the trained NV masons and their rural clients is the DPPV strategy – the Deployment of the Program from a Pilot Village. Over a period of 4-5 years, the DPPV strategy should result in the emergence of an autonomous,...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Sustainable Housing for Rural Communities in Mali posted a progress report
    More support for scaling up of our Mali Program
    By - Tony Kaye - AVN Vice-President
    To help in the scaling up of our programme in Mali, three new staff have recently been appointed:- a Finance Officer, Alex Dembele,- two more rural extension agents: Kamon Couloibaly in Dioila, and Mohamed Keita, in Koutiala.This brings our support team in Mali up to 9 staff, all locally appointed, distributed amongst our...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Sustainable Housing for Rural Communities in Mali posted a progress report
    2013/14 Season kicks off with 8 Training Workshops
    By - Tony Kaye - AVN Vice-President
    The next stage of the scaling up of our program in Mali got off to a flying start this October, with eight 5-day training and up-dating workshops held in Segou, and in the two newly opened regional offices in Dioila and Koutiala. These workshops are part of the overall program of the 'AVN Academy', and provide...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Sustainable Housing for Rural Communities in Mali posted a progress report
    Results of the 2012/13 season
    By - Tony Kaye - AVN President
    AVN-Mali: a successful season Despite all that has happened in Mali during the last year (the insurgency in the North, the military coup, the refugee crisis, the arrival of troops from France and neighbouring countries, the very recent presidential election...) AVN's program has not noticeably suffered.  The final...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Sustainable Housing for Rural Communities in Mali has received 11 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Sustainable Housing for Rural Communities in Mali posted a progress report
    70% Annual Growth / NV entrepreneur success story
    By - Tony Kaye - AVN President
    70% Increase in NV construction since last year Despite the the insurgency in the north of the country, the arrival of troops from France and neighbouring countries, and the accompanying uncertainties which have led to the temporary suspension of the activities of many foreign NGO's, the AVN program in Mali is forging...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Sustainable Housing for Rural Communities in Mali posted a progress report
    Despite hard times, our program continues to grow
    By - Tony Kaye - AVN President
    The mid-season results for our program in Mali are good, in part helped by the generous anonymous donations (over £4,000 in total) that came from supporters in the UK via a partnership between Global Giving UK, and JustGiving: a big THANK YOU to you all! This funding has helped to develop our program in Mali despite...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Sustainable Housing for Rural Communities in Mali has made updates to their project page.
    • 2 years ago
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  • Sustainable Housing for Rural Communities in Mali posted a progress report
    More about the 2011-12 season
    By - Tony Kaye - President, Association la Voute Nubienne
    The results of the 2011-12 construction season are good: 16 new NV masons have been trained, bringing the total number of Malian NV masons to 51 600 linear metres* of new vaults were built, for 42 rural / village clients, bringing the total since the start of AVN's work in Mali to 3.1 km of vaults if laid...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Sustainable Housing for Rural Communities in Mali has received 2 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Sustainable Housing for Rural Communities in Mali posted a progress report
    Results of the 2011-12 season
    By - Tony Kaye - President, Association la Voute Nubienne
    The serious problems of insurrection and Islamist militancy affecting the north of Mali has regrettably led to the interruption of our joint pilot village project with the NGO UAVES in Tacharane. However, the main thrust of the AVN program is in the south of the country, and is carrying on regardless. Our national office in...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Sustainable Housing for Rural Communities in Mali posted a progress report
    AVN wins major Awards
    By - Tony Kaye - President, Association la Voute Nubienne
    International recognition AVN's model of social entrepreneurship has recently been recognised by three major organisations: - AVN is one of 18 semi-finalists (out of 122 submissions) for the Buckminster Fuller Challenge 2012; the review team who chose AVN as a semi-finalist said that they were : "... very impressed with...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Sustainable Housing for Rural Communities in Mali posted a progress report
    Super video about AVN in Mali; new AVN website
    By - Tony Kaye - President, Association la Voute Nubienne
    Support from French foundations for our Program in Mali I have a couple of bits of good news about our work in  Mali: the Lemarchand Foundation and  la Fondation pour la Nature et l’Homme, have agreed to support our pilot programs in the regions of Segou and Koutiala  Madame De Oliveira of the Fondation...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Sustainable Housing for Rural Communities in Mali posted a progress report
    AVN-Mali headquarters opens in Segou
    By - Tony Kaye - President, Association la Voute Nubienne
    The new AVN team in Mali moved into its dedicated office space in the Cultural Centre in Pelengana, Segou, on September 1st. The, very impressive, cultural centre (see photos) was built by a team of VN masons last year, and is well situated close to the Mairie in Pelengana. The AVN team at present consists of Ismaila Diallo...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Sustainable Housing for Rural Communities in Mali posted a progress report
    Results of the 2010/11 construction season
    By - Tony Kaye - Member of AVN Management Committee
    The first phase (Sept 2008 - August 2011) of the unrolling of AVN’s Program in Mali, has now ended. It is the first regional program of its kind to be implemented outside Burkina Faso, and has included:  a pilot test of the AVN pump-priming strategy (the Dendjola Pilot Village Deployment Program),...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Sustainable Housing for Rural Communities in Mali has received 1 donation
    • 4 years ago
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  • Sustainable Housing for Rural Communities in Mali posted a progress report
    Results of the third season of the Dendjola PVDP
    By - Tony Kaye - Member, AVN Management Committee
    The third season of construction in our Pilot Village Deployment Program (PVDP) around Dendjola is just coming to an end, with excellent results: - 9 buildings completed, composed in total of 19 vaults (thus, an average of 2 vaults per building), - a total length of vaults, if put end-to-end, of 111 meters - 5 new...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Sustainable Housing for Rural Communities in Mali posted a progress report
    Update of the Pilot Zone Deployment Program
    By - Tony Kaye - Member, AVN Management Committee
    The PZDP (Pilot Zone Deployment Program) started three years ago in the little village of Dendjola, in partnership with local villagers, is proving to be a great success, with more houses and mosques built during the current construction season. The program is now spreading to 22 other villages in the zone around...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Sustainable Housing for Rural Communities in Mali posted a progress report
    AVN-Mali program set for growth
    By - Tony Kaye - Member, AVN Management Committee
    The success of the first PVDP (Pilot Village Deployment Program) strategy in Dantiola (Dendjola) and surrounding villages has been recognised by the World Bank, who - as a result of our success in the 2009 Development Marketplace competition - have provided some matching funding for setting up similar programs in Burkina...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Sustainable Housing for Rural Communities in Mali has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 5 years ago
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Project Leader

Tony Kaye

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

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