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01.01.19

Kæru samstarfsaðilar og velunnarar

Við óskum ykkur gleðilegs nýs árs – megi gæfa og gleði fylgja ykkur

Við þökkum fyrir samstarf og stuðning á undanförnum árum og hlökkum til nýrra ævintýra

Árið í hnotskurn:

January

Aurora’s founders visited Sierra Leone and met with Aurora’s partners including the weavers in Brama Town, who are working with us in our Sweet Salone project

February

Weaving of a Sweet Salone pillow and blanket, designed by 1+1+1 underway, preparation for Design March 2018 underway

March

Sweet Salone products designed by 1+1+1 on display at Design March 2018

April

Villagers in Brama Town see the video Aurora made about the town’s weavers

May

And then they were four! Agnes joins Aurora’s office in Freetown

June

Fabric shopping in Malama Thomas Street Freetown for Sweet Salone dresses designed by As We Grow

July

Sweet Salone products for sale in Museum of Design and Applied Art, Iceland

August

We visited the two microfinance companies we have been supporting for the last few years

September

In Sierra Leone we have been looking for locally grown cotton for our Sweet Salone products, here we are in Samabendu, Tongolili seeing how the women spin the cotton

October

This fabulous team worked together in preparing for the re-opening of the Lettie Stuart Pottery School and Center

November

What a team! Musicians from Iceland, Sierra Leone and the UK jammed during the first Freetown Music Writing Week

December

The winners of the Kraumur Music Awards 2018

 

The power of photography

The power of photography

Hickmatu is a young inspiring Sierra Leonean photographer, we got to know Hickmatu when she joined Aurora Impact's 3rd Cohort back in 2020. We have kept a close eye on her since then and it has been inspiring to say the least to see the beauty she has created whilst...

Putting up a fight for the environment

Putting up a fight for the environment

Andrew Sahr. Noma is a member of Aurora Impact's 5th cohort. His company is called Greentech Bioenergy. As the name entails his focus is on Green Technological solutions using Energy that is made from Biodegradable material.  We met Andrew to get to know more about...

Peter Korompai is here!

Peter Korompai is here!

Today The Lettie Stuart Pottery whom we have been collaborating with since 2018 got a long-awaited visit! Mr. Peter Korompai, a greatly experienced potter and kiln maker is here! He first visited The Lettie Stuart Pottery in 2019, in that trip he along with the LSP...