GoodWeave – a nonprofit organization founded in 1994 by Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi – is the leading global institution with a mission to stop child labor in global supply chains through a market-based holistic and authentic system. GoodWeave brings visibility to global supply chains, gives voice to informal and marginalized workers, provides assurance that certified products are free of child labor, and restores childhood to vulnerable children so they can laugh, learn, and play. Over 25 years of pioneering and innovating a system that at the core harnesses market power through its work with brands and producers, GoodWeave has rescued over 6,700 children from labor, provided quality education to almost 26,000 rescued and vulnerable children, and deterred hundreds of thousands of children from entering labor. In 2018 alone, more than 75,000 workers are benefiting from GoodWeave’s efforts. Most recently, GoodWeave has expanded into apparel, home textiles, fashion jewelry, bricks, and tea where its reach and impact continue to grow. GoodWeave’s impact goes beyond reach numbers as it has been a leading voice in positively influencing societal norms and behaviors to eliminate child labor.
Together with GoodWeave, a global NGO, we guarantee that the rugs we offer are free of child labor and are knotted under socially responsible conditions. Inspectors of GoodWeave examine the production facilities regularly and unannounced. Ariana Rugs is committed to improve the working conditions for women in Afghanistan and cultivate an atmosphere in which they feel safe and get paid reasonable to be truly independent.