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.

The Doko Challenge: Race against the Gurkhas in 2021

Doko Challenge North: 23 May 2021
Doko Challenge South: 6 June 2021

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12 Jan 2021
Gurkha veteran Indra Bahadur Rai

“My Army number and my name is the reason why the British Government is looking after me. Yes, I know my Army number, there is no way I can forget it. It’s 80687 RFN Indra Bahadur Rai.”

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24 Dec 2020
Introducing The Gurkha Welfare Trust Podcast

We’re excited to announce the launch of our new podcast featuring interviews from the Gurkha veterans and widows we care…

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18 Dec 2020
Trailwalker 2021 – Your adventure starts here

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

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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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  • 17:05 PM, 21 Jan 2021Our year in review. Read a summary of our work in 2019/20 and download our Annual Review: https://t.co/rka10fawMd

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