Workaid

Workaid

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Workaid

As a charity dedicated to helping people help themselves Workaid tackles poverty mainly in East Africa and the UK. They collect, refurbish and then supply tools and equipment, that would otherwise be thrown away, to aid self help groups and vocational training projects.

List of accepted items:

Sewing machines
  • All makes
  • Vintage machines
  • Antique machines
  • Manual machines
  • Treadles
  • Overlockers
  • Industrials

Knitting Machines
  • Electric
  • Manual

Wool
  • Hand knitting wool
  • Cones for knitting machines
  • Knitting needles
  • Patterns

Horticultural
  • Spades, shovels, forks, shears, hand trowels & forks, long handled hoes
  • Electric garden tools in working order
  • Petrol lawn mowers, hedge trimmers, strimmers and chain saws
  • Watering cans, pumps and hosepipes

Haberdashery
  • Every for sewing:
  • Cotton fabric
  • Leather
  • Reels of thread
  • Scissors
  • Pins & needles
  • Ribbon & lace
  • Elastic
  • Zips
  • Buttons

Tools
  • Carpentry
  • Woodworking machinery - saws, lathes, routers, planers
  • Green woodworking - adzes, draw knives, forks, etc
  • Plumbing
  • Motor mechanics
  • Masonry & Bricklaying
  • Electrical
  • Cobblers
  • Leatherwork
  • Upholstery
  • Metalwork & Engineering
  • Lathes & Blacksmith
  • Drilling, milling machines
  • Welding (MIG & arc)

Also
  • Personal Protective Equipment in original packaging
  • Ironmongery - screws, nails, bolts, hinges, locks
  • Solder & flux
  • Electric Irons

See website for details.

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Type of Organisation
Not for Profit
Charity Number
1041574
Cause
Overseas, UK

Location

Address
Workaid, 71, Townsend Road, Newtown, Chesham, Buckinghamshire, South East England, England, HP5 2AA, United Kingdom
Post Code
HP5 2AA
Location
Buckinghamshire

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