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Helwel Hike - Wye Valley     September 2019

Our 2019 Hikers, with dogs, gathered in the beautiful North Downs for another wonderful hike.
The proceeds of over £4,000 will support the training of pre-school teachers which is delivered by TREE.

The Helwel Trust visit to KwaZulu      February 2019

The Jungle Gym at uKhanye creche

Helwel visitors enjoying playing with the children

The garden of the Siyenza ACAT group


The Helwel group at TREE headquarters in Durban

Handcrafts at the eGubaze ACAT group

At the KwaNzimela Diocesan Centre

Helwel Hike - Wye Valley     June 2018

Helwel supporters did a most enjoyable hike in the Wye Valley to raise
money for fencing to protect crops in the rural areas of KwaZulu Natal

Maismore gig     September 2017

A very good evening was had by all at Maisemore, Gloucestershire

Helwel Hike - Dartmoor     September 2017

More than thirty Helwel supporters and six dogs had a most enjoyable hike on Dartmoor at the beginning
of September, blessed by fine weather and nourished by a good lunch in the New Inn at Widdecombe

Visit to UKhanye (UCCC) by Carolyn and Howard Mowbray     March 2017

Cyprian and Boni Mncwango with Carolyn
at the uMgungundlovu Monument in
the Valley of the Ancient Zulu Kings

The crèche at Ukhanye, near
St Augustine's, Nqutu area

The senior staff of Ukhanye with Howard and
Carolyn outside the Barker Memorial building

Howard with Gavin and Betty Wiseman and
daughter Ruth, long-term friends, supporters
and hosts of Helwel at their house in Eshowe

The Helwel Trust visit to KwaZulu     October 2016

The visit of Cyprian and Boni Mncwango to the UK     June - July 2015

Helwel Hike      July 2015

Leo Aylen's photos     August 2014

Helwel Hike      June 2014

37 people of all ages plus 7 dogs hiked the Lawrence of Arabia Trail  in Dorset

    Helwel Hike     June 2013

Presentation to Howard Mowbray by our
incoming Chairman, Andrew Pemberton

Africa Calling     November 2012

Helwel Hike 2012




Lizzy and Rob Rhodes drive from John o'Groats to Lands End    April 2012

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