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Rebuilding Afghanistan’s economy with carpets

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Rebuilding Afghanistan’s economy with carpets

carpetAn American-based company, Hickory Ground Solutions LLC of Healthville, Virginia, plans to support Afghanistan’s carpet industry to help mitigate the economic impact due to the upcoming decline in donor aid to Afghanistan.

Carpets in Afghanistan are created by hand with wool from the central highlands. Natural dyes are used from roots, barks, Reseda, Curcuma and the skin of pomegranates. Once the wool is dyed, it dries about two days. The natural wool creates color harmony and resists premature fading.

Ancient patterns are drawn and the weaving is done by hand by a team. The carpets are washed and cut outdoors by trained group.

For years, the Afghan people have created these beautiful rugs and carpets only to sell them on the streets and other small market outdoor places.

Hickory Ground Solutions experts will guide Afghan carpet makers to distribute and sell their carpets in the United States. This will include helping carpet makers develop workable business plans to will carry into the future. They will learn the best business practices to operate their organization.

The distribution plan includes participation at major flooring business-to-business trade shows. There are plans for matchmaking events and introductions to businesses that sell carpet.

With the international sale of their carpets comes the rebuilding of a nation. The hope is that this aspect of nation building will mitigate the economic impact due to the upcoming decline in donor aid to Afghanistan by providing much needed jobs to the Afghan people.

Founded in 2008, Hickory Ground Solutions is an operationally mature, customer-centric, and process driven Native American Owned business. HGS is an innovator in the delivery of strategic consulting services to achieve measurable and lasting business results; including various IT Solutions from API architectures to Cyber Security Training, Cyber Security Risk Assessment, Lean Six Sigma and Business Process Solutions, and Training.



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