• Beautiful rug. Beautiful story. #StandWithSanju
  • Beautiful rug. Beautiful story. #StandWithSanju

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GoodWeave aims to stop child labor in the carpet industry and to replicate its market-based approach in other sectors.

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Children's Stories

Biraj worked at the factory from morning to night. He would care for the weavers’ children in the morning and switch to knotting carpets in the afternoon. Luckily, he was discovered by a GoodWeave inspector after only two weeks of labor.

Click here to read more about Biraj and other former child weavers rescued by GoodWeave.

Spotlight On Importers/Designers

Walter Chapin

Christine and Walter Chapin launched Company C Inc., a designer and manufacturer of hand-crafted area rugs, on a hunch that consumers would respond well to less traditional options in Oriental rug designs. That insight paid off, and as the company took hold, the Chapins signed up with the GoodWeave® certification program to ensure that its mills hired only skilled adult weavers.

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Industry Spotlight

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