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trainees have participated in our projects over the past ten years, learning vocational skills they can use to find work and build sustainable livelihoods.


volunteers across the UK help us with collecting and refurbishing tools, fundraising and raising awareness about our work


tools were shipped this year to our projects across five areas of operation in Africa


Donate to our project

Our work is only possible with the kind support of donors as we receive no statutory funding. If you can support our projects, trainees and tools refurbishment programme, we are very grateful.

Please click the link here to make a donation today and make a lasting difference to the livelihood of our trainees and their loved ones.




Give tools

Week commencing 12 February 2024:  Please note we are unable to accept tool or haberdashery donations at our Netley Marsh workshop during this week.  Our workshop will be open again for donated items on Monday 19 February.

If you are making a special trip, or travelling a long distance, please give us a call first on 02380 869697 or email  We have a network of volunteer collectors across the country who can collect donations – please contact us to find out if there is a collector in your area.


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To read the latest news from our projects and find out how your support matters, click here.



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I feel strengthened by the machines and the training.

Eutropia Mbunda,
Mbinga Tailoring Group, Tanzania

Where we work