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Fair Trade Rug Event by Ten Thousand Villages State College

Ten Thousand Villages is hosting experts from the Bunyaad Rug Room in Ephrata PA, along with several hundred hand-knotted heirloom-quality Tribal, Bokhara, and Persian rugs. From 2” x 3” to 10” x 14”. All rugs are made by fairly paid adults.
Learn from the experts how Bunyaad supports 850 artisan families in roughly 100 villages in Pakistan by paying a “fair” wage to artisan families. Reliable and consistent payments foster unprecedented
financial planning capacity. Artisans can focus on doing quality work with the knowledge that they have the security of a fair income. Bunyaad both builds and supports school to further the education of village children and empowers women through financial independence.

Dates: 11/20/2019 - 11/23/2019
Start Time: 10:00 am
Location: University Mennonnite Church
Address: 1606 Norma St, State College, PA, 16801 (map)
Website: http://
Phone: 814-954-5043
Email: [email protected]
Occurs: November 20th to November 23rd 2019 at 10:00 am

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