Better Building in Africa

Mali

Opened since 2007, the deployment of the programme in Mali is today effective around 6 regions: Segou, Dioïla, Koutiala, San, Banamba and Sikasso. 21 local employees of the AVN Mali team implement the programme.

Country information

  • Population in 2016: 18 million (59% rural)
  • GDP per capita: 780 $ - 24th African Rank (World Bank 2016)
  • Climate: Sudano-Sahelian
  • Opening of AVN programme: in 2007
  • Human Resources: 21 local employees
  • Deployment: 1 national office and 5 regional offices

Key data

  • 2006-2008: Construction of the first community buildings in partnership with local and international NGOs
  • 2009: 1st AVN local team and opening of Ségou region
  • 2013 et 2014: Regional duplication in Koutiala and Dioïla
  • 2015: Regional duplication in San-Tominian
  • 2016: Regional duplication in Banamba

Buildings constructed

  • 817 worksites completed since 2009 for a total of 26,800 m2
  • 85% of buildings used for housing
  • 91% of buildings constructed in rural areas
  • 350 localities with at least 1 NV building
  • 18% of the clients got in touch directly with their contracting mason, without AVN’s teams’ support
  • 42 % average growth in 2016-2017

Training of a workforce

  • 284 apprentices, masons, artisans and entrepreneurs active in 2016-2017
  • 133 new apprentices have joined the training in 2016-2017
  • 215 qualifications for trainees were approved by worksite
    foremen, including 163 apprentices, 52 masons and 26 artisans
  • 150 cement masons received training at 57 worksites under the "Cement Mason Promotion"
  • 35 artisans took an introductory course in Entrepreneurial Training

Consult the "Training" section

Local partners

  • Teriya Amitié Mali
  • Mayor’s office of Kemekafo
  • Miniankala-Kafo/Koutiala inter-community body
  • Farmer’s Union of the Tominian Circle (UACT)
  • Vocational Training Centre (CFP) of Tominian
  • GERES
  • SOS Faim

Consult the "Partners" section

Current projects this season

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