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.

Standing together through uncertainty

To ensure our Gurkha veterans get acess to their Welfare Pensions. Access to medical care. Access to clean water and sanitation.

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06 Jul 2020
From Nepal to your living room – our lockdown live streams

As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads across the world, we know it’s important for you to be kept abreast of our…

The Gurkha Welfare Trust Read
18 Jun 2020
We will meet again: Remembering Dame Vera Lynn

We were incredibly saddened to hear the news of Dame Vera Lynn’s passing. Dame Vera was a huge fan of the Trust, and we were honoured to have her as a supporter. May she rest in peace.

The Gurkha Welfare Trust Read
The GWT Auction Week 2020

Bid on a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to share afternoon tea with Joanna Lumley OBE Week commencing Monday 24 August, we’ll be…

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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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  • 14:02 PM, 30 Jul 2020Subhamaya Rai is the widow of the late Rifleman Jasbahadur Rai. She lives in Barnalu village, not far from our Welf… https://t.co/j4FFUspvGC

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