The aim of our project Sweet Salone is to promote and help develop the field of crafts and design in Sierra Leone, mainly through collaboration with Icelandic designers. To introduce the skillful Sierra Leonen...
Aurora Foundation recently signed an agreement with The Swiss – Sierra Leone Development Foundation (SSLDF) to support a school-feeding programme in the Magbenteh Community Boarding School. The school is based in the...
The Nordic design group 1+1+1 has published an Online Magazine on their collaboration with Aurora Foundation. Starting in 2017, 1+1+1 have been participating in Aurora Foundation’s Sweet Salone project, teaming up with talented Sierra Leonean craftspeople in...
Design and music are among the strongest tools we have to express our feelings and emotions, our political views and culture. As the creative process emanates from the deepest part of a person’s soul, these art forms have an impact on people from all cultures throughout the world.
Aurora’s daughter funds, Kraumur Music Fund and Aurora Design Fund, were founded with this in mind. These funds have supported numerous young designers and musicians to make their debuts or to continue newly established carriers, thus making a visible impact on the music and design scene in Iceland.
Read more about the funds on their websites.
We believe in the free and creative spirit of the mind
Our vision is to nurture and cultivate this spirit in order to improve and enrich people’s lives
We aim to be a dynamic catalyst in development and culture, by executing projects that provide a robust and permanent boost to communities
Joseph Stiglitz, Making Globalization Work