Mary Roberts thankful for the opportunity to expand her business with microcredit

09.09.15

Mary Roberts is one of the micro- entrepreneurs who received a loan from GGEM (Grassroots Gender Empowerment Movement) through the funding of Aurora Foundation. Mary obtained an SLL 3 Million loan in January 2015 to increase her stocks of Africana traditional clothing which she sells from her shop in Freetown. She has already paid back most of the loan granted and is thankful for the opportunity to expand her business.

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...

Last week’s Inspirational Tok

Last week’s Inspirational Tok

Last Thursday, we hosted our first Inspirational Tok, and wow - we are already excited for the next one! With two speakers that definitely accomplished what this event was all about - to inspire - and an engaged audience, it won't be easy to surpass the impressions...

The Impact Assessment for the Sweet Salone project in 2021 is out!

The Impact Assessment for the Sweet Salone project in 2021 is out!

For the third year in a row, Aurora has carried out an impact assessment on the impact of the Sweet Salone project on the Sierra Leonean artisans involved. In general, the impact assessment gives you a snapshot of the economic situation of the Sierra Leonean artisans....