EVENTS

Organised by the Rotary Clubs of Amwell, Hertford, Hertford Shires, Hoddesdon & Ware

Here you will find brief details on some of the events organised by the 5 Rotary Club that meet in the Lea Valley area of Hertfordshire

TOOLS FOR SELF RELIANCE - TOOL COLLECTION

THE ROTARY CLUB OF WARE

  

SATURDAY 17th JULY 10am – 2pm

SATURDAY 24th JULY 10am – 2pm

 

TESCO CAR PARK - WARE

 

We are collecting the following items for Charities

 

TOOLS - FOR SELF RELIANCE

SPECTACLES – for ReCycling

Tools for Self Reliance is a small UK based charity working to help relieve poverty in Africa. Their approach to development is to focus on the artisan sector in rural communities.

Countries supported: Ghana, Malawi, Sierra Leon, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia

 

The tools WE NEED are:

  • 240V angle grinders

  • plumbing tools

  • arc welders (240V, stick type) plus accessories

  • carpentry tools – especially large carpenters vices, metric tape measures and tri-planes

  • building tools, especially large metric tape measures and corner trowels

  • engineering and metalworking tools – especially HSS twist drills, metric taps & dies and hand-operated bench grinders

  • bicycle repair tools – especially spoke spanners

  • shoe repair tools – especially skiving knives

  • auto-mechanics tools – especially heavy duty foot-pumps, tyre pressure gauges and spark plug wrenches

  • electrical repair tools – especially multi-meters, de soldering equipment and wire strippers

  • good quality Singer round-bobbin hand machines – because spare parts are easily available in the UK and all over Africa for these old but solidly-built machines

  • electric sewing machines. These need to be in good working order and be capable of zig-zag stitching and embroidery. A foot controller and instruction manual, though preferable, are not essential

  • overlockers

 

The tools we DO NOT WANT are:

  • imperial spanners

  • hydraulic car jacks

  • broken, poor quality or disposable tools

  • typewriters, computers, books, lawnmowers, cooking pots, knitting machines, domestic quality power tools

 

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