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To help support their family, Nirmala and her brother were brought to Kathmandu from their home in central Nepal. Upon arrival in the city, their mother forced the siblings to become domestic servants for a butcher and his household. Ten-year-old Nirmala and her brother suffered frequent beatings and verbal abuse from the butcher's wife. In exchange, Nirmala's mother received around five dollars each month for her children's labor.

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

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Rebecca and Brian Robins

Kush Handmade Rugs, in Portland, Oregon, is the creation of Rebecca Leurie and Brian Robins, who offer an array of GoodWeave® certified rugs. Appreciating the opportunity to educate and promote fair labor practices, Rebecca says that "GoodWeave gives our gallery a voice when we purchase rugs. Much like our clients, we are voting with our dollars to encourage producers to uphold the GoodWeave standard."

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