co-produce + develop | Made By Aya
Made By Aya is a sustainable hub for culture and learning. Since 2009 we run and develop projects and organisations.
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Made by Aya makes a society where no social, planetary or existential boundaries breaks.


Made by Aya is an co-production community. Together we build small and large scale organizations. We´ve involved people, places and organisations since 2009.


As a member or partner of Made by Aya you share networks, sustainable design methods, technologies, organisational support and hope to make it happen.


Our mission the upcoming years is to realize the 17th sustainable goal from United Nation´s Agenda 2030: to create active partnerships for change.


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 We meet different people, places and organisations. Scanning and mapping interest to collaborate with us.


Since our start we´ve built organisations in collaboration or financed by organisations like Academy of Design and Craft at Gothenburg university, Ericsson, EU´s LEADER program in North West SkaraborgLuleå University of Technology, Municipality of NackaRegion Västra Götaland,  Skövde art museum, the Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth, Swedish Arts Council, the Swedish Delegation for Sustainable Cities, the Swedish Delegation Against SegregationSwedish Inheritance Fund, Sweden´s study and career guidance society and many more.


Read some of our ongoing work bellow  or read more about who Made by Aya involves.


Folk Lab


With the power of open education and digitalization, Folk Lab creates meaningful and sustainable communities. Here! Now! And together!


Supported by e.g. Delegationen mot SegregationNacka kommun and LEADER Nordvästra Skaraborg (EU rural development fundings). co-prodcued with FabLab Factory, Fisksätra Folkets hus and Kids Hack Day.


Made by Aya since  2017.


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Circular culture politics


A culture politic train tour across five municipalites in Sweden developing the concept of a circular culture politics


Supported by Kulturbryggan.


Made by Aya since 2018.


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Sustainability. Here! Now!


An image based method for collective problem solving based on the international sustainability standards ISO 26000 and GRI Standards.


Tested together with e.g. the Right Livelihood Award FoundationThe Norden Association and Studiefrämjandet.


Made by Aya since 2011.


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Mobile Stories


Mobile Stories is a media platform that helps young people to empower in the community debate.


Made by Aya supports Mobile Stories in their developing project supported by the municipality of Nacka.


Made in collaboration with Made by Aya since 2017.


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Mode III


A fashion school together with underrepresented young and adult.


Supported by e.g. Swedish Inheritance Fund, Tillväxtverket, the municipalities of Botkyrka, Nacka and Stockholm.


Made by Aya 2013 – 2017.

 From 2018 Made by Aya is part-owner.


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The FUTURE now


A civic center supporting and empowering single mothers and teenagers in the Gambia and Sweden


The FUTURE now is run by Fatou Sawo in start-up-mode with support from Made by Aya since 2017.


Supported as well by Botkyrka kommun.


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Ali Rubeey

Volunteer & lab assistant

Arabic, English & Swedish


mail /‭+46 76-226 10 47‬


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Ouyi Ge

Prototype leader & organisational developer

Chinese, English & Swedish


mail /‭+46 76-796 27 22‬


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Staffan Hjalmarsson

Operational manager & artist

English & Swedish


mail / +46 73-91 99683


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Aya Hassnawi

Board member

Founder of Made by Aya´s fashion school Mode 3

Arabic, English & Swedish


mail /+46 76-273 99 63


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Fato Sawou

Board member

Founder of the FUTURE now in collaboration with Made by Aya.

English & Swedish


mail / ‭‭+46 76-918 30 69‬


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Lars Fridén

Board member

Project leader at

Academy of Design & Craft, Gothenburg

English & Swedish


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Pêl Rostam

Board member

Works with internal reconciliation and forgiveness

Arabic, English, Kurdish & Swedish


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