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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

When Sarina, who hails from Nepal’s Chitwan district, was 10 years old, her mother died from cancer. The family fell into utter poverty; just  being able to afford two meals a day was difficult.  Sarina was forced to drop out of school and work in a carpet factory.

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.

Spotlight On Importers/Designers

Joseph Carini Carpets

For Joseph of Joseph Carini Carpets, a rug’s essence must appeal to both the eyes and the heart. Much more than a simple floor covering, each carpet represents the energy of all the individuals involved in its making, and a rug made with child labor carries a negative energy that can be seen in the carpet and felt in the room. Joseph Carini Carpets' participation in the GoodWeave® certification program ensures that the rugs convey beauty, inside and out.

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Industry Spotlight

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