Changes in Aurora’s team

Sadly we had to say goodbye to Makalay last week, our Sweet Salone Coordinator for the past 1,5 years. Since she set foot in our office, Makalay has been an enormous support and helped our Sweet Salone project grow. Some of her milestones include the preparation and... read more

Collaboration with Save the Children Iceland

Barnaheill – Save the Children in Iceland and Aurora recently signed a collaboration agreement about producing hand-crafted bracelets under the Sweet Salone project in Sierra Leone. The bracelets will be sold by Save the Children Iceland to raise funds for projects... read more

Sweet Salone pop-up market

Last Friday and Saturday we hosted our second (pop-up) market. After the success of our ‘get-ready-for-Christmas-market’ last November, we decided to host one more market before the rains would start. Both Humu and Foday from the Lettie Stuart Pottery Center joined us... read more

Impact assessment for Sweet Salone project

Aurora just launched an overview of our Sweet Salone project’s impact over the past couple of years. The Sweet Salone project, connecting international designers and Sierra Leonean artisans, has been growing each year since the start back in 2017. Since 2019 we have... read more

Uman Tok is thriving!

Last November during our ‘Get-ready-for-Christmas-market’, we donated 10% of all sales to the Sierra Leonean charity Uman Tok. Therefore, we were very happy to receive news from Uman Tok this week that with the donation, they have been able to provide... read more

Heimildamynd um Hugdettu og Sweet Salone!

Nú nýlega var gefin út heimildamynd um Hugdettu, hönnunarteymi sem hefur unnið með Auroru velgerðasjóði að Sweet Salone verkefninu. Hugdetta er vöru -og innanhússhönnunar fyrirtæki sem staðsett er í Þingeyjarsveit og í heimildamyndinni er tekið fyrir hvort tveggja... read more