development

Development comes with initiatives that eliminate hindrances to people’s choices and opportunities to realise their humanity and individual talents

development & culture

Development comes with initiatives that eliminate hindrances to people’s choices and opportunities to realise their humanity and individual talents

Culture is the richest manifestation of human liberty. The cultivation of human capacities brings meaning and hope where deprivation hampers development

culture

Culture is the richest manifestation of human liberty. The cultivation of human capacities brings meaning and hope where deprivation hampers development

news

New ICT graduates!

New ICT graduates!

Last week we were able to congratulate not one, but two groups of ICT students with a certificate after they passed their exam! The past two weeks we had the pleasure of hosting an Intermediate ICT training during morning hours, and a Coding Bootcamp in the afternoon....

We are hiring!

We are hiring!

We are very excited about the growth of our team and glad to say that we are hiring for two international positions, a project manager for the Sweet Salone project and a programme manager for the Aurora Impact project to join our amazing team at the office in...

projects

daughter funds

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.

Aurora’s core values

  • Courage
  • Creativity
  • Positivity
  • Integrity

vision

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

mission

We aim to be a dynamic catalyst in development and culture, by executing projects that provide a robust and permanent boost to communities

Development is about transforming the lives of people,
not just transforming economies


Joseph Stiglitz, Making Globalization Work