Final Reports from UNICEF as a five year projects closes down

10.02.14

The largest project Aurora has signed on to is the five year educational project in the West African country Sierra Leone, that Aurora supported in cooperation with UNICEF in Iceland and UNICEF in Sierra Leone. The project focused on building a child friendly educational environment, especially focusing on the girl child. In total Aurora donated about 1,7mUSD to this project which was essentially split into two projects. The final report can be found in the sidebar of each of the project pages here and here.

Fashion Industry Insiders Collaboration

Fashion Industry Insiders Collaboration

On the fifth of May, a harvesting fashion show event was held by Fashion Industry Insiders in collaboration with the Sierra Leonean fashion design hub Izelia and Aurora Foundation. The efforts of the past few weeks were showcased at the Country Lodge Hotel in...

Cohort 4 Graduation!

Cohort 4 Graduation!

On Wednesday, we graduated the fourth Cohort of our StartUP (formerly pre-acceleration) programme, and the largest one hitherto! Thirteen ambitious entrepreneurs graduated from our programme and are ready to develop their businesses even more and continue to grow. We...

Aurora’s Founders in Town

Aurora’s Founders in Town

Ingibjörg Kristjánsdóttir and Ólafur Ólafsson, the founders of Aurora Foundation, came to Sierra Leone after a while due to the Covid pandemic and stayed in Freetown and its surroundings for a few days in May. They visited the Lettie Stuart Pottery Centre and our...