Funded projects and donations
Funded projects and donations
Christmas Market with Sweet Salone products in Freetown and Reykjavík
Formalising the collaboration with Innovation SL
Cohort 3 of the Pre-Accelerator Programme has graduated!
Global Entrepreneurship Week Sierra Leone
SLADEA & Aurora sign five-year agreement to continue support for Lettie Stuart Pottery Centre
Another ICT course has come to an end
Session with The Betts Firm on taxes and regulations
Finance session for the Cohorts
Changes in Aurora’s team
On the lookout for new start-ups!
New Live Music Series Celebrating The Kraumur Music Awards
Aurora Board Meets in person finally!
Collaboration with Save the Children Iceland
Byte Limited and Aurora Foundation sign MOU
The first graduates of our new Web Development Course
Another Ideation Programme wrapped up
Sweet Salone pop-up market
Impact assessment for Sweet Salone project
Cohort 3 has started!
Aurora donates t-shirts to children in Susan’s Bay
Another Ideation Programme!
The final hospital beds donated to Allen Town Community Hospital
Busy weeks at the Lettie Stuart Pottery Center
The hospital beds donation continues
Graduation of Cohort 2
Aurora donates 4 hospital beds to Brama Community Hospital
More activities during the Pre-Accelerator Programme
Aurora donates 28 hospital beds to PCMH
Update Cohort 2!
The first Ideation Programme!
The students at the Lettie Stuart Pottery graduated!
Applications for Cohort 3 are open!
Donation to Ola During Children’s Hospital
There is never a dull moment at the Lettie Stuart Pottery!
Uman Tok is thriving!
2020 in a nutshell!
New programs at Aurora Impact in 2021!
Update Cohort 2
Congratulations winners of Kraumur Music Awards 2020!
The list for Kraumur Music Awards 2020 has been published
New agreement between SLADEA and Aurora signed
Article on the Lettie Stuart Pottery and Sweet Salone
The debut of the three-part documentary about Osusu!
Documentary about Hugdetta and Sweet Salone!
More ICT graduates in Sierra Leone!
Marketing Sessions at Lettie Stuart
The first Cohort is a fact!
The Premiere of The Hero‘s Journey to the Third Pole
Roadtrip to Tonkolili & Makeni
Blog post for Music Diplomacy
Throwback time – OSUSU
Back to work with Cohort 1
The team is back together!
Aurora and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Iceland sign a contract
Solar energy at the pottery centre!
Collaboration between Aurora and Mengi
Initiatives during COVID-19
Guest speakers at Aurora Impact
The first ICT graduates of 2020
Happy birthday to Aurora!
New year, new courses!
Another amazing year!
Computers for the Female Correctional Centre!
Congratulations winners of Kraumur Music Awards 2019!
Another ICT course has come to an end!
Kraumur Music Awards shortlist for 2019
Aurora supports Technovation Girls!
Applications for our Pre-Accelerator programme are open!
The first graduates of our Intermediate ICT course!
Fashion design course in collaboration with Iceland University of the Arts
Aurora donated 20 computers to Leaders Collage for their new IT lab
The first course on Wilkinson Road already underway
Delegation from Iceland visits Aurora in Sierra Leone
New ICT course on the agenda
The first song is out – WOMAN
Launch on Thursday!
Addition to the Aurora team!
Amazing event this afternoon at the Icelandic Museum of Design and Applied art
The trainers and producers at the pottery center receive a real boost!
Aurora supports the School-feeding in Magbenteh School again
Pottery school in full swing
Sweet Salone project at full speed!
New agreement signed with GGEM
Launch of the Lettie Stuart Pottery Centre
The design team 1+1+1 is in Freetown! At least part of it!
Happy New Year!
Congratulations winners of Kraumur Music Awards 2018!
Kraumur Music Awards shortlist for 2018
Music Writing Week
Positive result of the school feeding programme
Busy weeks at the Lettie Stuart Pottery
Visit to Aurora´s partners in microfinance in Sierra Leone
New videos on Aurora’s Youtube Channel
Magbenteh school-feeding programme off to a successful start
New Online Magazine on the collaboration of 1+1+1 and Aurora
Successful opening of new Sweet Salone collection designed by 1+1+1
Welcome to the opening of Sweet Salone & 1+1+1
Sweet Salone receives Reykjavik Grapevine Design Award
Aurora supports school feeding programme
Aurora Foundation turns 11 years old!
Products from Aurora’s Sweet Salone project well received
Congratulations winners of Kraumur Music Awards 2017!
Crowded venue at the opening of Sweet Salone project and Sense of Place photo exhibition
The third ICT project rolled out
Welcome to Sweet Salone and the exhibition Sense of place
New project in Sweet Salone
Aurora Foundation seeks to appoint an Intern to be posted in Sierra Leone
Aurora donates to victims of the mud-slide in Sierra Leone
Aurora opens a new office in Freetown
Aurora donates 20 hospital beds
Deloitte Iceland supports Aurora’s projects
Aurora supports Tau frá Tógó
Life by Design receives computers
Congratulations winners of Kraumur Music Awards 2016!
A second IT project rolled out
University of Sierra Leone receives IT equipments from Iceland
UNICEF’s Final Report on an Educational Project in Sierra Leone
Opening ceremony of public bathroom facilities in Funkia, Goderich
Three-year pilot project of Aurora Design Fund and Kraumur Music Fund concludes
Sad news from West-African fishing territories
Aurora Foundation donates ISK 6,000,000 to Icelandic charities
New micro-credit project signed in Freetown
Aurora Foundation donates to Icelandic charities
Aurora supported a free ICT training course in Freetown and the 85 participants received computers as a reward in the end
Aurora signs an agreement to build latrines in the fishing community in Goderich, Sierra Leone
Aurora Foundation Chronicle 2015
Kraumur presents its 8th annual music awards
New business relationship formed after receiving microcredit
First step in getting the fish- and landing site in Tombo, Sierra Leone up and running
Mary Roberts thankful for the opportunity to expand her business with microcredit
Aurora director, Mrs. Auður Einarsdóttir, leaves post
Regína Bjarnadóttir has been hired as a director of development projects with Aurora Foundation
Thank you note from the First Lady in Sierra Leone
Aurora´s support to Sierra Leone in the local media
Kraumur and Aurora Design fund throw a Street-party at Icelandic design festival, DesignMarch
Milestone agreements signed in Sierra Leone
Many apply for the post of director of Aurora Foundation
The Kraumur music award winners of 2014
Designers receive grants from Aurora Design Fund for the 12th time
Aurora signs loan agreements with two microfinance companies in Freetown.
A meeting with the President of Sierra Leone
The First Lady of Sierra Leone receives the medical aid from Aurora
Aurora is taking on emergency aid in Sierra Leone
Donation to UNICEF
“Wind of Change”-symposium at Iðnó
Aurora Design Fund disperses grants to designers for the 11th time
Kraumur allocates ISK7.3 million
Final Reports from UNICEF as a five year projects closes down
Kraumur List presented for the sixth time!
Eleventh allocation of Aurora Design fund
Sixth allocation of Aurora Fund
Hæg breytileg átt (English: Slow shifting wind) is a new project of AuroraDesign Fund
Kraumur List presented for the fifth time
Aurora Design Fund allocates
ASCHOBI premieres at the fashion week in Paris
Aurora Design Fund allocates ISK 10 million
Allocation to the daughter funds and to Aurora Fund’s educational project inSierra Leone
Kraumur List 2011
The Kraumur List – The Élite List 2011
Latter allocation of Aurora’s Design fund 2011
Kraumur allocates financing to the Conquest 2011
Former allocation of Aurora Design fund 2011
Presentation of a performance assessment of the daughter funds
Performing arts, the search and rescue team Ársæll and the exhibition ofLouise Bourgouis at the National Gallery of Iceland are new sponsor projects ofAurora Fund
The autumn allocation of the Design Fund
The children’s radio in Mozambique
Centre for puppet arts
Kraumur announces support to the Icelandic music scene
Aurora fund allocates USD 800 thousand to four projects in Iceland and in Sierra Leone
First allocation of three in 2010 from Aurora Design Fund.
Visit to Sierra Leone in November 2009
Aurora fund allocates 111, 5 million ISK to projects in Iceland and in Africa
Looking beyond the horizon
Aurora Charity Fund allocates ISK 210 million to four projects in Iceland and Africa
Philanthropic foundation established
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