Empowering people with the tools that create livelihoods and transform lives...

Our Core Values

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We are committed to the poor. 


We are called to serve the vulnerable and ultra-poor and work with those who share our compassion to alleviate their poverty and suffering. 

‘For there will never cease to be poor in the land. Therefore, I command you, ‘You shall open wide your hand to your brother (and sister), to the needy and to the poor, in your land.’’   Deuteronomy 15:11 (ESV)

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We are stewards of the earth’s resources. 

We take great care to collect donated useable tools and save thousands of tonnes of tools destined for landfill every year.  We practice good stewardship of all our resources, whether donated tools, financial gifts, or the opportunity to provide meaningful volunteer opportunities to people across the UK.

‘As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God's varied grace.’  

1 Peter 4:10 (ESV)

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We are partners.

We work with charities, churches and communities across the developing world who share our compassion to reach the neediest of peoples.  We recognise that we are not called to work alone, but to seek out those with whom we can stand in our calling to alleviate poverty in Jesus Christ’s name through livelihood creating tools.

‘And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works.‘    Hebrews 10:24-25 (ESV)

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We are Christian.

We follow the teachings of the Bible and the example of Jesus Christ. 

“The second (commandment) is this: ‘You shall love your neighbour as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.”   

Mark 12:31 (ESV)

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From garage to barn,

barn to warehouse

Find out how the incredible story of Tools with a Mission began in shed in Bexleyheath in 1984

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We have sent tools to 17 countries across the world. Now we focus our efforts on livelihood creation in Sub-Saharan Africa.