A review of how many tools we sent and where we sent them
We believe in being open, transparent and honest with our supporters, so at the end of the year we let them know what we have been up to. I hope when you see the figures below, you will agree, we have been rather busy! We rely on a team of over 400 volunteers across the country. The figures below are a testament to their dedication, enthusiasm and sheer hard work, They in turn are supported by teams of volunteers in working in all the countries we support. They help groups apply, advise on setting up sustainable and realistic projects and receive our containers and distribute our tools.
Together with the committed giving and prayers of our supporters in the UK, we are Tools with a Mission and this was our year.
Tool Kits sent and where we sent them
Last year we sent 18 containers, containing around 24 tonnes of donated tools. All the tools were inspected, refurbished and sorted into trade kits. The vast majority were collected by our team of over 200 volunteer collectors and delivered to our Refurbishment Centres by our volunteer van drivers.
One container to Zimbabwe
One container to Tanzania
Four containers to Uganda
Twelve containers to Zambia
We hope you are as excited by this as we are, as each tool kit represents lives transformed as livelihoods are created.
If you would like to join us as a volunteer and support this amazing work we would love to hear from you. We'd also love to hear from you if you have tools to donate or would like to financially support us.
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