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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

Ramesh had to grow up quickly and at a young age. His father was an alcoholic with a history of unemployment; his eldest brother and sister moved to India from Nepal to try and earn money to help support the family.

Click here to read more about Ramesh 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

  • Joseph Carini CarpetsNew York, New York
  • Driscoll Robbins Fine CarpetsSeattle, Washington
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