Vital aid delivered to Nepal’s quake-hit carpet weaving community
GOODWEAVE, the charity that is working to end illegal child labour in the carpet industry, sent a field team to Nepal following the disastrous earthquake recently. GoodWeave staff reached scores of carpet weaving factories and supplied thousands of workers with food and supplies. However, the charity’s Nepal Earthquake Relief Fund still needs donations to continue funding its vital work.
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