Afghanistan Rugs and Carpet Center launched in Kabul

by Wadsam | May 7, 2016 6:17 pm

The Afghanistan Rugs and Carpet Center (ARCC) was officially launched on Saturday in Kabul. The center aims at reviving the carpet sector of Afghanistan by developing state of the art production setups with improved work standards.

At this new facility, rugs and carpets are produced based on modern designs incorporating traditional patterns and ethic concepts such as the use of organic colors . Moreover, the center is not only involved with production and sales but it will also act as a hub for professional development, art research and promotion.

ARCC offers an unique business model where carpet weavers (marginalized communities and mostly women) will have an opportunity to get their products to regional and international markets.

Future plans of ARCC include the establishment of an entire complex which will be the center of it’s institute „Sheep2shop“ with its own production line, a kinder garden, gallery, Laboratory quality control, hostel and guest house.

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