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.

13 Jul 2018
A snapshot of a Gurkha widow’s life in the hills

Dhanadevi lives in an incredibly remote village in the foothills of the Himalayas. Her home is hundreds of miles away from any other pensioner that we look after.

The Gurkha Welfare Trust Read
27 Jun 2018
“This is how we save lives”

When our team spoke with Gurkha widow Manisara Thapa recently she insisted she was fine, but we knew something wasn’t quite right...

The Gurkha Welfare Trust Read
Jimmy’s Festival

We're delighted to be the nominated charity for Jimmy's Festival 2018. The festival is taking place at Jimmy's Farm in Ipswich on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 July.

21-22 Jul View

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