Artist name: LLC CHASHMA
Story: NGO “Chashma” was founded in September 1998. The purpose of the NGO providing educational and socio – economic support to poor families, needy population, promoting the reduction of poverty and community development.
The Carpet workshop of NGO “Chashma” was revived by the support of NASMB and in 2013 funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland and the Polish Centre for International Aid. Workshop provides job for 20 unemployed women. Create a shop allowed to provide jobs for more than 20 unemployed women. Currently, the shop continues to produce carpets.
We produce two type of carpets:
- Carpet kokma (without a nap);
- Carpet Colin (with a nap)
Since 2001 we produced more than 1500 types of carpet. They are kokma carpet with and without nap different sizes, rugs, bags, spectacle cases, under the kettles, pillows, etc.
Carpets are woven from ecologically clean materials. It is treated wool and cotton yarns. We purchase yarn of wool outside of our region and basis from the villagers. Cotton is handmade by housewives.