Where can I buy a RAGAMUF chair rug cover?
You can pre-order a RAGAMUF chair rug cover now on the crowdfunding site Indiegogo. By picking one of our perks, you will pre-order a RAGAMUF chair rug at a special backer discounted price and receive it before it is available in our online store. RAGAMUF sells online to keep the prices reasonable and to employ as many women as possible.
Does RAGAMUF ship worldwide?
Yes. Only exception is Russia. We are sorry, but our delivery company is not able deliver to Russia at the moment.
What material is used in RAGAMUF chair rug covers?
Yarn material is knitted rag, which is produced of fabric surplus from the textile industry from Turkey. Stretchy base fabric is polyester.
How much does RAGAMUF chair rug cover weigh?
Small RAGAMUF chair rug cover weighs approximately 4 kg (9 lb). Big RAGAMUF chair rug cover weighs approximately 13 kg (29 lb).
Is RAGAMUF chair rug cover washable?
Yes. Waterwash in 40 degrees Celsius of emulsion wash in 30 degrees Celsius. Care and usage instructions come with the product.
How is RAGAMUF chair rug cover made?
RAGAMUF chair rug cover is knotted by hand.
What is Indiegogo/crowdfunding?
Indiegogo is a crowdfunding platform that helps teams raise money for their projects and products.
Why did you choose to be funded by Indiegogo?
We do not have traditional investors. Instead, we want to reach our community by asking their support on Indiegogo, and Indiegogo is a key for an international visibility, which enables to employ as many Syrian refugee women as possible. It also helps us to enter the international retail market.
When will RAGAMUF be available for purchase?
We are working on making RAGAMUF chair rug covers available for retail via our website in 2017. The expected retail price will be much higher than our Indiegogo launch price.
Why do you employ Syrian refugees?
Syria’s civil war has created the worst humanitarian crisis of our time. Half the country’s pre-war population - more than 11 million people - have been killed or forced to flee their homes. Empowering people to survive through crisis and build better lives is only possible with our support.
Why do you employ women?
Women living in the middle of the war zone have been put in a very weak position so they need our support. Employing mothers enables children to receive an education which is necessary for building a better future for their families and the society.
How do you reach the women who need help the most?
The women are found with the help of our local humanitarian organization partner in Turkey. We hire them straight through our Turkish subsidiary Ragamuf Production.
What are the women's wages?
Each woman is paid a fair wage for each finished product.
How do you ensure that the women receive their wages?
We hire the women through our subsidiary and pay the wages directly to them.