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Major Achievement

Nepal GoodWeave Foundation

Major Achievements as of March 1, 2016

1 Foundation Registered on December 24, 1995 - in Kathmandu, Nepal
2 Composition of the  Executive Committee (Board of Directors) Representative from the Carpet Sector   -   Four Members
Representative from the Child Right NGOs   -   Four Members
Independent Professional in the field of Social Work   -   One Member
3 Total Number of Staff Sixteen Personnel
4 Major Programmes and Activities   1)   Carpet Factory Licensing, Inspection, Monitoring and Carpet Certification ;
2) Child Labour Removal and Rehabilitation of the displaced Carpet Children (GoodWeave centre and Family re-union at the Community Level with support for education) ;
3) Preventive Social Programmes (includes programmes such as providing Education Sponsorship for Workers´ Children, Day Care cum Education Centre, Supporting Day Care Centres being run by various Carpet factories and Conducting Awareness Programmes in Carpet Factories as well as managing mobile medical health camps.
4) Promotion and Advocacy for socially responsible and environmentally sound business practices (through publication of Bulletins, Posters, Brochures, Calendars, participation in International and National Meetings / Fairs, etc.).    
5 General Members (Carpet Licensees & Child Right NGOs)  37 (16) from Child Right NGOs)
6 GoodWeave LICENSEES  (Carpet Factories under License)                                                                       Currently 74 Factories
7 No. of Carpet Factories under the Licensees 2,772 Factories (including their sub-contractors)
8 No. of Inspections carried out by the GoodWeave Inspectors from December 1996 to as of date. 65,772 Factory Inspections (presently Three inspectors are working - covering approximately 1,315,440 looms)
9 Action taken for non-compliance of GoodWeave Criteria  
-   Factories with 1st Offence  732
-   Factories with 2nd or More Offences 381
    Factories Out-listed as Suppliers to GoodWeave Licensees 8
   GoodWeave Licenses Revoked/Cancelled for non-renewal 139
10 Total Number of GoodWeave Labels Issued from December 1996 to as of date. 443,298
11 Cumulative Quantity of Carpets Exported with GoodWeave Labels (in Sq. Mt.)  Germany USA  UK Other Countries  Total 
754,305 835,490 162,761 29,129 1,781,686
12 Total No. of Child Labourers Identified by GoodWeave Inspectors till date from the carpet factories. 2,414
13 Child Labourers brought for Rehabilitation at GoodWeave Centres 1,128
14 Child Labour Re-united with their Families till date 991 children
15 Total Number of Children, as of date, being Covered and Supported by GoodWeave Nepal under various         Rehabilitation & Preventive Programmes: Currently 565 children 
(a) Rehabilitation Programme:  
-  Centre Based Rehabilitation Programme (1 Centre - Hamro Ghar) Covered under GoodWeave Programme currently 60children ( Total - 1,128
-  Community Based Rehabilitation Programme Currently 37 children (Support for Education in the community - Total 991)
-  Supported by other NGOs / Individuals / Little Angel                 School/LAB School 13 children in LAB School & in other institution 0 - Total - 96
(b) Preventive Programme:  
- Sponsored Education Programme Currently 220 (School Scholarship Program for Carpet Workers´ Children, Total - 638)
- Day Care cum Education Programme (4 Centres) Currently 235(EPHC- 96 HRS- 43, HRS(2)- 41,CWARDS- 55, Weaving Training - 0) Total- 2607 (For carpet worker´s children)
16 Vocational Training Programme
Currently 0 (Total- 204, 146 were reunited to their families and 58 living independently)
17 Number of Adults benefitted from Carpet Weaving Training
Currently 0 in the Training (Total - 340)
17 No. of people benefitted by counseling service (each visit recorded since November 2000) 9,879 (Children - 6,269 Parents/Guardians - 2,008, Others/Weavers - 1,602)Total no. of counseling sessions-1,650)
18 Monitoring & Follow-up for Children under Community Based Rehabilitation & Sponsored Education Programs (records maintained since October 2000) 15,281 (Within Kathmandu Valley - 14,685 Outside Kathmandu. - 596)
19 Day Care Centres of Carpet factories provided one time support 23 Factories (Supporting around 700 children)
20 Number of Awareness Programme Covered in Carpet Factories (since 2000) and in Community (since 2012)
Workers´ Awareness Programs 203 (Total no. of Beneficiaries 5830) Community Awareness Program 1 (Total no. of Beneficiaries 500)
No. of Non-Formal Education and Apprenticeship  46 Factories (Covering around 1,146 individuals)
  classes at carpet factories for children above 14 years
22 Mobile Medical Health Camps Since June 2005 28 camps conducted (3,818) workers and their family members have benefitted- 1 Eye Camp with 92 beneficiaries)

  Nepal GoodWeave Foundation  
About GoodWeave Nepal  
Executive Committee  
Benefits of GoodWeave Nepal  
Source and Uses of Fund  
Workplace Monitoring  
Certification of Carpets  
Major Achievement  
NGF Staff  
Frequently Asked Question  
Centre Based Rehabilitation  
Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR)  
School Based Rehabilitation  
Advocacy and Preventive Social  
Sponsorship Education Programme (SEP)  
Early Childhood Development cum Day Care Centres  
Medical Health Services  
Non Formal Education (NFE)  
Vocational Training Program  
Livelihood Support/Weaving Opportunities  
  Nepal GoodWeave Foundation
GPO Box: 12698 Kathmandu
Maiti Devi Marg,
Kathmandu, Nepal
Tel: +977-1-4439002/ 4436478
Fax: +977-1-4439835
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