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AVN’s programme is supported by many financial and skill partners.

Season 2020-2021:


The French Development Agency has been supporting the roll-out of the programme in Burkina Faso, Mali and Senegal since 2013, and in Benin and Ghana since 2015.


The Walloon Air and Climate Agency (AWAC) finances the project "Setting up of an environment-friendly habitat construction sector in the North region of Burkina Faso " (January 2019> August 2021).


Alwaleed Philanthropies co-finances AVN’s programme in all the countries of action since 2014.


The Cooperative Credit Bank get involved with AVN with the livret A comme Agir.


The french department of Yvelines/ Yvelines International Cooperation and Development (YCID) cofinance since 2015, the opening of AVN’s programme in Benin through its "International Solidarity" arrangement. It financed the training of NV masons on the Maison des Yvelines worksite in Senegal and financed the launch of the institutional market in the northern region of Senegal (NV Fouta Program), a project conducted with NGO Le Partenariat.



The Belgian Development Agency (ENABEL) finances a project for the economic and social, inclusive and sustainable development of the central-east region in Burkina Faso (2020-2023).


Expertise France finances the project "Strengthening the resilience of young people and women in the border areas of the Boucle du Mouhoun by their integration in the growing Nubian Vault market, job creator and contributing to endogenous economic development ” (2020-2021).


The GERES finances the "Emergence Project and support for an adapted housing market" in 2 municipalities in the Koutiala area in Mali (2019-2021).


The Ministry of the Environment of Quebec finances the program in Burkina Faso (2017> 2020) in partnership with Unisféra including capacity building of AVN-BF teams and support on CO2eq economy calculations.


The Ministry of Environment of Senegal works with AVN for the implementation of a project funded by the Global Environment Facility GEF


The PATRIP foundation finances the cross-border project "Emancipation of cross-border communities in the throes of destabilization" (Sept. 2019> August 2021) through Welt Hunger Hilfe, in Burkina Faso and Mali.


The Department of Cooperation and Cultural Action (SCAC) of the French Embassy in Ghana


The European Union co-finances the project "A bioclimatic construction sector for youth employment in North Benin » (2019-2022).


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