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The Nubian Vault / Better building in West Africa

Housing is a vital but precarious need for many in West Africa, and AVN empowers communities through sustainable and affordable building practices.
Disseminating a simple low-carbon all-earth building method – the Nubian Vault – in 5 Sahel countries, AVN creates the conditions for endogenous growth, combining social, environmental and economic impacts.
2,500 buildings today improve the daily living conditions of 30,000 end-user beneficiaries, and 700 masons and apprentices work towards a dynamic economic growth. Climate resilient, the Nubian Vault is a means for community development in an underserved region, by and for its beneficiaries.

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The Nubian Vault Association

The Nubian Vault Association
Ganges, France

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The Nubian Vault Association

The Nubian Vault Association
Ganges, France