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Programme Update: Empowering Afghanistan's Weavers

In late 2022, we started work on our newest carpet programme in Afghanistan funded by the Qatar Fund for Development. Now, at over halfway through the one-year pilot, we hear from our commercial director on progress so far and the impact this project is having in the community.

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Protecting Heritage and Community Overseas: Board Member Richard Keith Receives OBE

We are incredibly proud to celebrate Richard Keith OBE – Turquoise Mountain board member of 17 years, and chairman between 2010 and 2020 – as he is recognised in His Majesty King Charles’ Honours list this year for services to protecting heritage and community overseas.


Empowering Afghanistan’s Weavers

The impact of cultural heritage preservation goes far beyond sustaining centuries-old traditions at risk of being lost. Testament to this is our work with hundreds of female weavers in Afghanistan. Here, this precious asset holds the key to alleviating poverty and represents a lifeline for hundreds of families facing economic turmoil.

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Championing Artisan Craftsmanship at the Coronation of King Charles III

Turquoise Mountain President Shoshana Stewart proudly championed the work of Syrian artisans living in Jordan, wearing the Sacred Pearl handbag as she attended the Coronation of King Charles III at Westminster Abbey on Saturday 6th May.

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Cultural Heritage Against Climate Change

We have long been firm believers in the power of cultural heritage to make real change for real people, all over the world.

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Support to Women Weavers and Craftsmen in Afghanistan

Afghanistan stands at a pivotal point in its history. At a time of extreme hardship and uncertainty, the communities we have worked with since 2006 need quick, reliable and sustainable support now more than ever before.