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 ...

View of the refugee village

View of the refugee village
Photo from Progress Report 'NV masons build refugee housing' (view small | med | large | orig)

...and where they lived before

...and where they lived before
Photo from Progress Report 'NV masons build refugee housing' (view small | med | large | orig)

Refugee family in front of their new house

Refugee family in front of their new house
Photo from Progress Report 'NV masons build refugee housing' (view small | med | large | orig)

Cultural centre, Segou

Cultural centre, Segou
Photo from Progress Report 'An update on progress of the AVN -Mali Programme' (view small | med | large | orig)

Orphanage, Gao

Orphanage, Gao
Photo from Progress Report 'An update on progress of the AVN -Mali Programme' (view small | med | large | orig)
 
   

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