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Children's Stories

Watch Binod laughing and kicking a soccer ball around with his friends in the dusty yard at GoodWeave’s Hamro Ghar, and he is just another kid. You won’t notice the depth of sadness in his eyes. He works hard to hide it. Binod has taught himself to NOT feel. It was a skill he almost perfected in the rug factory where he worked 15-hour days tying knots.

Click here to read more about Laughter and Forgetting: Binod and other former child weavers rescued by GoodWeave.

Spotlight On Importers/Designers

CariniLang

For Joseph and Aurelie of Carini Lang, 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. Carini Lang’s participation in the GoodWeave® certification program ensures that the rugs convey beauty, inside and out.

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Industry Spotlight

  • Carini LangNew York, New York
  • Company CConcord, New Hampshire
  • Stephanie Odegard CollectionNew York, New York
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News & Events

PBS NewsHour Feature on GoodWeave


"Organization Fights to Unravel India's Widespread Child Labor Abuses"

GoodWeave Annual Raffle “Barefoot Benefit” Party by Custom Cool
August 30, 2014 • Bridgehampton, New York

Partner company Custom Cool is hosting a live drawing for the 13th Annual GoodWeave Rug Raffle.

News

Free the Slaves blog, Ghana to Capitol Hill: U.S. Briefing on Child Labor, by Cassie Ann Hodges, April 10, 2014

Home Furnishings News, Macy's Expands GoodWeave Collection, April 1, 2013

The Sunday Times, Wonders of the world, by Kat Boroughs, February 23, 2014

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