Delegation from Iceland visits Aurora in Sierra Leone

10.10.19

Last Saturday, a delegation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Iceland visited our office. While enjoying our beautiful premises and some local Sierra Leonean snacks (plantain chips! 🍌), the director of Aurora told them about our past and current projects including those where we aim to build a bridge between Iceland and Sierra Leone, as well as showing them products made by the local designers we support.

Petur Skulason Waldorff, Martin Eyjolfsson and Eva Thengils.

Engilbert Gudmundson the former Head of World Bank in Sierra Leone and Regina Bjarnadottir the Executive Director of Aurora foundation.

POP UP market in Iceland 9.-11th of DECEMBER

POP UP market in Iceland 9.-11th of DECEMBER

Now it is time for our POP-UP market in Iceland. It will take place 9th, 10th and the 11th of December in MENGI. This year we will be joined by the book publisher Angústura! We are excited to share the space with them. They focus on publishing unique, exciting and...

Kraumur Music Awards Nominees

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Grassroot Gender Empowerment Movement and Aurora Foundation

Grassroot Gender Empowerment Movement and Aurora Foundation

GGEM is a Sierra Leonean microfinance institution that Aurora Foundation has been supporting since 2014. GGEM stands for Grassroots Gender Empowerment Movement. We got to meet some of GGEM successful clients and now we share their stories.  Meet Miss Mariatu Sesay!...