To help the people of Sierra Leone, PfefferminzGreen e.V. and the TOOLS FOR LIFE Foundation have joined forces to support the Sierra Leonean partner organisation AIM (Amazonian Initiative Movement) with the LOVE IS COLORBLIND project.

The HERO Day was a great success! 34 members of our HERO Miteinander leben in Kelkheim were guests at the TEC Center in Kelkheim, the foundation's headquarters, on June 25.

The TOOLS FOR LIFE Foundation Activity Report 2019 is now available


Dr. Sandra Rothenberger, president of the TOOLS FOR LIFE Foundation, gives an interview on the foundation's work.

The Family Business Network (FBN), a network of family organizations, handed a 1,000 € donation to TOOLS FOR LIFE!

On 13.07.2019, the TOOLS FOR LIFE Foundation took part in the annual general meeting of the charitable association „Hilfe für Afrika–Wasser für Senegal“.

On the occasion of his 70th birthday, Dr. Helmut Rothenberger, initiator of the TOOLS FOR LIFE foundation, received a special gift: The employees of ROTHENBERGER AG, of which Dr. Rothenberger is Chairman of the Board, collected money worldwide for the foundation to enable him to support an issue close to his heart.

Our HERO 2017 is the Indian women’s rights organisation Jagori Rural Charitable Trust, which works towards a more just society.

We received good news from Mongolia – in 2016 we had collected funds to support the Mongolian organization Lotus which has taken care of abandoned and vulnerable children in Mongolia since 1995.

Bon voyage! We wish the ROTHENBERGER associates Mara Weber and Marc Hartwig an interesting and inspiring stay in Uganda.

Jagori Rural Charitable Trust has initiated two new projects – TOOLS FOR LIFE is delighted to share the information:

On 8th June, 2017, the winners of HERO 2016 visited the ROTHENBERGER TEC Center and spent an enjoyable and informative afternoon there.

The UN’s World Water Day highlights a specific aspect of freshwater every year. The 2017 topic “Wastewater” builds upon previous World Water Days and highlights how the connection between water and wastewater influences the quest for sustainable development.

We are very pleased that our project partner EWB has now finalised the second project stage of the construction of the sanitation and drinking water complex at the Secondary School in Iyolwa, Uganda, both on time and within the Budget.

In co-operation with the charitable association PROBONO, we support the construction of a well at a girls‘ school in Mwanda, Tanzania.

Tomorrow is the final deadline for the submissions of the third TOOLS FOR LIFE HERO campaign. Next week we will give you all details on the nominees.

Mathis Brinkmann started off into his project "School for life" in Yumbo, Colombia, very well. He already took over his teaching job giving lessons to students up to ninth grade.

It's big day today for Alexander Butz and Ian Vargas. The two employees of the ROTHENBERGER group of companies start for their "Your commitment" trip to Uganda today.

Good news from Bakelelu: the organization by Jésus Martin, which we supported in the course of our HERO 2015 initiative, ran another summer camp in 2016 for kids from the Sahara Region.

Together with Engineers without borders (EWB) we start into part two of our Iyolwa-Project project in Uganda.

The 29.9. marks the date: for the 6. time TOOLS FOR LIFE announces its invitation to tender among ROTHENBERGER employees worldwide to travel as part of the "Your commitment" staff.

TOOLS FOR LIFE is receiving energetic support: The employees of ROTHENBERGER are joining together to support us with our work.

The University of Innsbruck School of Management hosted an international working seminar in February with more than 200 students from over 20 countries.

Congratulations! Our HERO of 2015 has been awarded to the Malsfelder Werkstätten by the Baunatal Diakonie Kassel e.V. (bdks), which has been working for ROTHENBERGER for more than 15 years.

New Year – New Project: We are very pleased to be able to support our new partner, the Solar Energy Foundation, in building Solar Villages in the poorest areas of the world.

Ingried Gerber, our technical trainer at ROTHENBERER, arrived in India to visit and support the project Jagorirameen of Abha Bhaiya.

The first German lesson for refugees started at the ROTHENBERGER Headquarter Wednesday December 3, at 10.00 am.

Unforntunately TOOLS FOR LIFE was not elected "Hessian Foundation of the year 2015" at the Hessian Foundation day last week in Wiesbaden.

The first part of this project is done! The construction of the sanitation complex has been completed as planned and we are very happy that all went well.

As part of the "We help" initiative Dr. Helmut Rothenberger donated 10,000 EUR today for the refugees living in the Huenxe area.

Excited and curious were the 16 participants of the German class for refugees in Kelkheim-Fischbach when TOOLS FOR LIFE presented the new German textbooks to Kelkheim's civic refugee support.

Yesterday we presented our foundation at the Hessian state government as candidate for the "Hessian foundation of the year 2015".

Take-off will be on September 29,2015: the two ROTHENBERGER employees Ross Dickinson from England and Timm Wagenknecht from Germany will travel with the "Engineers without borders"-Team from Karlsruhe/Germany to Uganda.

Women have a difficult position in India. Even though legislation supports the equality of men and women now, the poor status of women and the consequent discrimination are still deeply anchored in Society.

Our longterm engagement Pro Togoville bears fruit: the vegetable garden and the pig breeding, that were started in 2014, thrive and prosper.

We are very pleased to report that the Collège in Mbousnakh was inaugurated in April and is now in full Operation.

The deep well project in Pallo, Senegal, is one of the biggest water projects supported by TOOLS FOR LIFE to date.

What a joy! On February 4, Dr. Sabine Rothenberger, member of the TOOLS FOR LIFE Board, presented the funds of last year’s Christmas campaign to Father Antonios in Athens.

The die is cast: Father Antonios from Athens, Greece, and his initiative "Ark of the world" were chosen to be the HERO 2014 for this year's christmas campaign "Donation instead of gifts".

On April 8, 2014, an airplane flew in the direction of Senegal and Patrick Arbeiter, area sales representative from ROTHENBERGER Germany GmbH, was on board.

The Hessian state government presented the TOOLS FOR LIFE Foundation the Foundation of the Month February 2014 Award.

In October 2013, Michel Moulin, COO of the ROTHENBERGER AG, appealed to the ROTHENBERGER country subsidiaries to participate in a joint fundraiser for TOOLS FOR LIFE at the “Core Business Leadership Contribution 2013” meeting.