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 ...

Kazigo royal palace wing under construction

Kazigo royal palace wing under construction
Photo from Progress Report 'AVN in Ghana: from hen-house to royal palace!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Apprentice Joshua Atanga & his NV hen-house

Apprentice Joshua Atanga & his NV hen-house
Photo from Progress Report 'AVN in Ghana: from hen-house to royal palace!' (view small | med | large | orig)

AVN receives Momentum for Change Award

AVN receives Momentum for Change Award
Photo from Progress Report 'AVN invited to COP20 Lima' (view small | med | large | orig)

Poster for COP20, Lima

Poster for COP20, Lima
Photo from Progress Report 'AVN invited to COP20 Lima' (view small | med | large | orig)

First NV building in Ghana under construction

First NV building in Ghana under construction
Photo from Progress Report 'AVN at COP20, Lima / Two new country programs' (view small | med | large | orig)
 

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