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We Give Back - Charity Playgrounds | Ageless Rug Treasures

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We Give Back - Charity Playgrounds | Ageless Rug Treasures - We believe in giving back. We’ve joined Care and Fair& committed to building a playground.
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Ageless Rug Treasures, an Oriental Rug Store in Webster Groves, Missouri, has begun a charitable program by committing to building a playground for the children of weavers in Northern India. The playground will be at a school that Care and Fair operates for the children of weavers. Education is important, but so is play!

 

<a href="http://www.agelessrugs.com/about/">Matt Bay</a>, the owner of Ageless Rug Treasures feels like giving back to the community of oriental rug weavers and their children is only right.

In addition to what equipment Care and Fair suggested, our 11 year old daughter had some input. Apparently no playground is complete without a tire swing. So, they will have one.

 

The playground will contain a slide, a merry go round , a cricket field, a see saw, a jungle gym, swings, a basket ball hoop, and the tire swing. Once this project is completed we will embark on another. We believe in giving back.


Care and fair is an organization devoted to the health and education of families in rug producing areas.

 

They focus their efforts in India, Nepal, and Pakistan. Care and Fair further describes their mission as to:

1. Create better living conditions for and offer training possibilities to carpet knotters and their families in the carpet industries of the countries of origin through education and primary health care.

2. Make clear to manufacturers through co-operation and partnership that western buyers will no longer be willing to accept products originating from child labor or other socially unacceptable production.

3. Be an example within the industry and trade on social responsibility.

 

To date, over 450 member companies worldwide have committed themselves to these goals.

 

Care and Fair builds health clinics to serve the families of weavers.
Doctors visit all the schools on a monthly basis to examine each of the children.

 

Small ailments are cared for immediately and more significant cases are sent to clinics equipped to address them. Inoculations are also provided. Children are even provided solar powered lamps so that they can study at night without using dangerous oil lamps. Women empowerment programs serve to educate grown women and teach them crafts which they then can sell. We look forward to providing you updates as well as pictures of the completed playground.

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Ageless Rug Treasures | An Oriental & Persian Rug Store in St. Louis

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Ageless Rug Treasures | A Persian rug store in St Louis, MO. Welcome! An Oriental Rug Store located in the heart of Webster Groves in St. Louis, MO
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Ageless Rug Treasures is an Oriental Rug Store located in St. Louis, Missouri. It resides in the heart of downtown Webster Groves in the historic shopping district. Ageless Rug Treasures stocks handmade rugs, decorative rugs, designer rugs, and luxury rugs from various countries including India, Tibet, Nepal, Persia, Pakistan, and more. These handmade rugs are also beautiful works of art. They are durable, unique, and last for generations. Some oriental rugs can even be good investments as their value does not generally depreciate.

The owner of Ageless Rug Treasures is Matt Bay (http://www.agelessrugs.com/about/), a true expert on Oriental Rugs. Matt has an amazing eye for detail and works closely with interior designers to choose the perfect handmade rug for clients. He only uses vendors and importers that supply the highest quality designer rugs. Matt can answer any rug related question, like any rug store owner should but his knowledge goes above and beyond what you will find elsewhere.

Ageless Rug Treasures offers in-home trials for any rug. This helps the customer choose a decorative rug that matches their home perfectly without worrying about the commitment to buy. In addition to the home trial, each oriental rug comes with free home delivery. Also, if you love a rug but the colors aren't right, Matt can help you custom order exactly what you are looking for.

The rug store itself has a very wide selection and is covered wall-to-wall and rack-to-rack with an assortment of rug designs, rug styles, and rug colors.

You can view the rugs that Ageless Rug Treasures has in stock on Matt's website: http://www.agelessrugs.com/store/

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