Sweet Salone

Sweet Salone

Sierra Leone, like many other African countries, boasts a rich craft making tradition including woodcarving, textiles, basket weaving, and pottery. Tailoring and fashion design are also thriving. However, actual design in Sierra Leone is nevertheless very much in its...
Lettie Stuart Pottery Center and School

Lettie Stuart Pottery Center and School

The employment situation in Sierra Leone is immensely challenging, especially for young people, with an estimated 70% of Youth being underemployed. In addition, there is a huge skill gap in young people and a real lack of practical training in various disciplines....
Hospital Beds

Hospital Beds

It was brought to Aurora´s attention some years ago that Akureyri Hospital, the largest hospital outside of the capital Reykjavik in Iceland, were upgrading its hospital beds, and had some beds it wanted to give to charity. At the time Aurora had increased its focus...
Sanitation Facilities in Goderich, Sierra Leone

Sanitation Facilities in Goderich, Sierra Leone

Aurora Foundation is a partner in the operation of a fish landing site in Goderich, on the outskirts of Freetown, Sierra Leone. In the early stages of the project, it quickly became clear that substantial local sanitation problems existed with all sewage from the...
Kraumur Music Fund

Kraumur Music Fund

Established in the beginning of 2008, the Kraumur Music Fund was as an experimental project for three years. Aimed at strengthening the Icelandic music industry young, emerging musicians were supported in the realm of performance and presentation by means of direct...