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 ...

Village 'champions' workshop, Segou

Village 'champions' workshop, Segou
Photo from Progress Report 'More about the 2011-12 season' (view small | med | large | orig)

Vsiting the AVN offices in Segou

Vsiting the AVN offices in Segou
Photo from Progress Report 'More about the 2011-12 season' (view small | med | large | orig)

New AVN home in use!

New AVN home in use!
Photo from Progress Report 'POSTCARD: Project Site Visit' (view small | med | large | orig)

Completed AVN home.

Completed AVN home.
Photo from Progress Report 'POSTCARD: Project Site Visit' (view small | med | large | orig)

AVN team, Boromo, Burkina Faso

AVN team, Boromo, Burkina Faso
Photo from Progress Report 'Photos from the 2011/12 Construction Season' (view small | med | large | orig)
 
   

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