A GoodWeave inspector rescued Sarina from the carpet factory in 2007 and brought her to Hamro Ghar, Nepal GoodWeave’s rehabilitation center. Sarina is now a diligent and disciplined eight grader at Laboratory Higher Secondary School. Click here to read more about Sarina and other former child weavers rescued by GoodWeave.
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Salman Khan and Kerry Smith
In 2001, while working and studying in Kathmandu, Salman Khan and Kerry Smith envisioned an approach to carpet-making based on the desire of customers for freedom of expression in designing their living and working environments. They named their venture Lapchi―Tibetan for "abode of creative energy"―and partnered with the GoodWeave® rug certification program to assure clients that their highly customized designs are accompanied by the best labor practices.Learn More »
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PBS NewsHour Feature on GoodWeave
"Organization Fights to Unravel India's Widespread Child Labor Abuses"
- Remembering Robin
- March 19, 2014 • National Education Association, Washington, DC
In November, the movement to end child labor lost one of its most effective and relentless champions. Join GoodWeave and members of the Child Labor Coalition for an evening to remember our friend and ally, award-winning human rights photographer and filmmaker, agitator and educator—U. Roberto Romano (“Robin”).
The Sunday Times, Wonders of the world, by Kat Boroughs, February 23, 2014
Weaving Today, A Celebration of Life, by Christina Garton, January 28, 2014