12 March, 2008 – Maine Rug Store Supporting Barakat through Promotion

Salt Bay Trading Co, a store in Maine that sells rugs and fiddles, generously offered to donate a portion of their March and April sales to Barakat. Jenny and David Begin, the owners of Salt Bay Trading, are strong supporters of Barakat and have had a passion for Afghanistan for much of their lives.

On March 22, 2008, from noon to 5, they hosted an open house to celebrate the rugs, food, and culture of the Hazara, an ethnic group from central Afghanistan. We are very appreciative of their efforts to educate local people from Maine about the Hazara, and their generous donation to Barakat.