This is the working sledge hammer of the Nyiboko Blacksmiths Group in the remote Serengeti District of Tanzania.

A danger to the user and anyone nearby.

A sledge from TFSR Cymru will give many years of safe and happy use.

Tony Care returned from a visit to Tanzania in February where he visited groups in need of tools, and also artisans who had received tool kits from the Mwanza Tools Workshop.


Mahage Nyigua using the hammer – the one on the right isn’t much better.

Cheap Chinese hammers are available, but don’t last . . .