About GoodWeave

The handmade carpet industry exploits nearly 250,000 children. GoodWeave is helping to combat this problem and transform the rug industry by certifying child-labor-free rugs and by providing education and opportunities to rescued and at-risk children. The GoodWeave certification is implemented by GoodWeave International.

Children's Stories

Uma Sherpa isn’t receiving educational support from GoodWeave because she was a child weaver—she is getting it so she doesn’t become one.

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Manufacturers must meet our high certification standards and agree to random, independent inspections to earn the GoodWeave label.

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Schools &

GoodWeave has freed nearly 3,600 children from weaving looms. Rescued and at-risk children are offered rehabilitation, daycare, literacy programs, formal schooling and vocational training.

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