Busy weeks at the Lettie Stuart Pottery Center

31.03.21

We are very excited to announce that, besides Peter Korompai, also Guðbjörg Káradóttir arrived safe and well in Sierra Leone for another stay! Guðbjörg is, just like Peter, already familiar with the pottery and has worked with the team when she was in Sierra Leone two years ago (you can read more here!). While Peter is digging (both literally & figuratively) into the different kinds of clay that are available in Sierra Leone and teaching the team about the different glazing methods & firings, Guðbjörg will be focusing on the products and increasing the production at the center.

Aurora’s Founders in Town

Aurora’s Founders in Town

Ingibjörg Kristjánsdóttir and Ólafur Ólafsson, the founders of Aurora Foundation, came to Sierra Leone after a while due to the Covid pandemic and stayed in Freetown and its surroundings for a few days in May. They visited the Lettie Stuart Pottery Centre and our...

Last week’s Inspirational Tok

Last week’s Inspirational Tok

Last Thursday, we hosted our first Inspirational Tok, and wow - we are already excited for the next one! With two speakers that definitely accomplished what this event was all about - to inspire - and an engaged audience, it won't be easy to surpass the impressions...

The Impact Assessment for the Sweet Salone project in 2021 is out!

The Impact Assessment for the Sweet Salone project in 2021 is out!

For the third year in a row, Aurora has carried out an impact assessment on the impact of the Sweet Salone project on the Sierra Leonean artisans involved. In general, the impact assessment gives you a snapshot of the economic situation of the Sierra Leonean artisans....