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There are many ways to help us improve the lives
of some of the poorest people in KwaZulu Natal

Supporters of Helwel Trust receive newsletters twice a year.

Donations By Cheque:
Please send cheque donations or CAF vouchers to our Donations Secretary at the address below.

For one-off donations, particularly those under 50, please feel free to use the Virgin Money Giving service mentioned lower on this page. For larger one-off donations and for setting-up standing orders please contact our Donations Secretary by telephone or email using the contact details below, and she will provide you with the bank details and reference to use. She will also supply a Gift Aid declaration form if relevant or you can download this form here.
  Miss Amanda Arthurton
Donations Secretary, Helwel Trust
18 Bellamy Street
SW12 8BU

    +44 (0) 1279 842 404

If you are a UK taxpayer, please consider donating under the Gift Aid scheme
Zulu Dreamtime CD

There is a rare opportunity to order a CD of Leo Aylen's wonderful programme for BBC Radio 4, Zulu Dreamtime. Although made in 1994, it is as fresh now as it was then and includes fascinating historical detail of the Zulu people.

He is not selling it, but asking for a donation to Helwel Trust. To order, please contact Carolyn Mowbray, on 01489-575383 or .
Promote the Helwel Trust on Facebook

Generate funds for Helwel Trust when you shop using The Giving Machine website for your online shopping. Online retailers, such as John Lewis, M&S and Amazon will make a donation to Helwel Trust every time you shop with them by this route. Register at and select Helwel Trust as your chosen charity to support.

To donate securely online, either for one-off gifts, or for fundraising events, or to set up a regular payment, please visit Virgin Money Giving and enter Helwel Trust in the search box.
Fundraising events Fundraising events are arranged from time to time. These include coffee mornings, sponsored races, concerts and church events. We encourage our supporters to make suggestions.
Leave a legacy Please consider leaving a legacy to Helwel Trust. Please ask Amanda for more information if you need it.
Re-use labels You can order envelope re-use labels from Helwel Trust as detailed below.
A pack of 200 labels costs 2.00 plus postage.
Just Cards Direct At Just Cards Direct you will find a range of products, including cards for sale. 20+ charities, including Helwel Trust, benefit from the sales.
Greeting cards Buy greeting cards from Helwel Trust, featuring the projects which we support.
Details are provided below.

Nkandla work group

Lady in garden

Nkandla kraal

Zulu man and boy
with a poem by Leo Aylen

Zulu boys
  £3.00 per pack plus 75p postage & packaging
  Each packet contains:   Please order from:
Mrs Liz Williams
  Cheques payable to:
Helwel Trust
  10 cards and
10 envelopes
  Swallow Barn
Common Road
Mitchel Troy
NP25 4HZ

  Please mark envelopes:
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