We provide financial, medical and development aid to Gurkha veterans, their families and communities.

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About the Charity

We enable Gurkha veterans, their families and their wider communities to live their lives with dignity in Nepal.

About the Gurkhas

Gurkhas are traditionally recruited from the hill people of Nepal, with roots right back to an 8th century Hindu warrior.

It's time to welcome them home

For our Gurkha veterans and their widows, home is becoming ever more important in their later years. With your help, they can come home to somewhere they truly deserve.

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21 Jan 2021
Our year in review

A look back at our work in Nepal last year Every year we publish an Annual Review, in addition to our Annual…

The Gurkha Welfare Trust Read
19 Jan 2021
4 ways Gurkhas are helping the fight against COVID-19

Gurkhas have been by our side for over 200 years. In fact, they’re always by our side in our time…

The Gurkha Welfare Trust Read
At home
Hiking the Himalayas at Home

This climbing season, we’re challenging you to take on one of Nepal’s most popular treks: The Annapurna Circuit. Walk, run,…

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Who are the Gurkhas?

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Your Gurkha stories

Keep the legend of the Gurkhas alive by sharing your story and read others' too

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  • 16:04 PM, 03 Mar 2021Imagine losing everything in an instant. Tragically, Gurkha widow Dhanmaya Bohora did. 60 years ago she lost her h… https://t.co/UWF2MdI5WK

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