Buy A Rug, Educate A Girl

Serafin, Tatiana
April 2006
Forbes Asia;4/17/2006, Vol. 2 Issue 6, p36
The article discusses the rug business founded by Connie K. Duckworth for the benefit of Afghan women and their families. Duckworth was a former managing director of the company Goldman Sachs. In August 2003, she started an organization called Arzu as a tax-exempt charity in Afghanistan. Arzu acts as a link between Afghan weavers and U.S. rug buyers.


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