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01.01.19

Kæru samstarfsaðilar og velunnarar

Við óskum ykkur gleðilegs nýs árs – megi gæfa og gleði fylgja ykkur

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January

Aurora’s founders visited Sierra Leone and met with Aurora’s partners including the weavers in Brama Town, who are working with us in our Sweet Salone project

February

Weaving of a Sweet Salone pillow and blanket, designed by 1+1+1 underway, preparation for Design March 2018 underway

March

Sweet Salone products designed by 1+1+1 on display at Design March 2018

April

Villagers in Brama Town see the video Aurora made about the town’s weavers

May

And then they were four! Agnes joins Aurora’s office in Freetown

June

Fabric shopping in Malama Thomas Street Freetown for Sweet Salone dresses designed by As We Grow

July

Sweet Salone products for sale in Museum of Design and Applied Art, Iceland

August

We visited the two microfinance companies we have been supporting for the last few years

September

In Sierra Leone we have been looking for locally grown cotton for our Sweet Salone products, here we are in Samabendu, Tongolili seeing how the women spin the cotton

October

This fabulous team worked together in preparing for the re-opening of the Lettie Stuart Pottery School and Center

November

What a team! Musicians from Iceland, Sierra Leone and the UK jammed during the first Freetown Music Writing Week

December

The winners of the Kraumur Music Awards 2018

 

Two new groups of ICT Graduates!

Two new groups of ICT Graduates!

Despite the rains and challenges, Aurora Foundation and Byte Limited were able to host two groups of ICT classes over the past two weeks, both Beginner trainings. One class took place in the morning with trainer John, and the other in the afternoon with trainer...

Another successful ICT course at Aurora

Another successful ICT course at Aurora

From the 4th to the 15th of July, Aurora foundation and Byte Limited were honoured to host another ICT training for beginners during the afternoon hours. Eighteen students graduated after the exam and were awarded certificates during the graduation ceremony. We thank...

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....