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.

BREAKING NEWS - Covid 19 and The Gurkha Welfare Trust

The current Covid-19 situation means that we have now taken measures to protect and reduce risk. Some of these measures may mean an impact on you, our dedicated supporters.

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27 Mar 2020
A message from HRH The Prince of Wales

From our Director, Al Howard: We were honoured today to receive a letter from our Patron HRH The Prince of…

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17 Mar 2020
The Irishman who helped discover the Gurkhas

This St Patricks Day, we’re celebrating a connection with the Gurkhas thanks to a very special soldier from Ireland. “I went there one man and I came out three thousand.” -General Frederick Young

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Challenges, Events
Trailwalker UK 2020

Organised in partnership with Oxfam, Trailwalker is the ultimate in long-distance challenges. Teams of four will take on an unforgettable 100km journey across the South Downs.

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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, 07 Apr 2020Reaf the article below to find out how COVID-19 has affected our operations in Nepal so far: https://t.co/Y8Hqj0Hn3K

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