We send tools to Africa in response to requests from our partners, who tell us the types of tools they need, and the trades which are in demand. So we only need certain types of tools. As the tools will be used to help people earn a living they need to be good quality and in good working order.
How to donate tools
Its great to be open again! To help us operate a 72 hour quarantine period for donated items we are open to accept tool donations only on Monday and Tuesday’s, 10:00am – 3:30pm. If you are making a special trip, or travelling a long distance, please give us a call first on 02380 869697. We also have a network of volunteer collectors across the country who can collect donations – to find out if there is a collector in your area, please contact us.
What tools do we need?
Any good quality hand tools or industrial quality 240v electric tools for:
Items we don’t need
What about tools that we can’t send?
We are sometimes donated tools, sewing machines and other items which haven’t been requested, or which are in some way unsuitable or surplus to requirements. We may then:
Any funds that are generated from the sale of tools go towards supporting our work in Africa. Please ask for details.