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11th June 2019
One Gurkha’s struggle to settle in the UK in retirement

Former Queen’s Gurkha Engineer Ghanshyam Rai served in Malaya and Brunei in the late 50s and early 60s. Unfortunately he…

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10th June 2019
Chairman and staff named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list

We are delighted that our Chairman and a member of our team here in the UK have been recognised in…

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9th June 2019
The founding of The Gurkha Welfare Trust

In the late 1960s a great number of Gurkha soldiers and their dependants or widows in Nepal faced destitution in…

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7th June 2019
From jungle warfare to a peaceful village life

Rifleman Bhim Prasad Rai proudly served with the 6th Gurkha Rifles between December 1944 and January 1947. “I went to…

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4th June 2019
Celebrating 25 years of The Royal Gurkha Rifles

The regiment, who are celebrating 25 years, was formed as the sole Gurkha infantry regiment of the British Army following the consolidation of the four separate Gurkha regiments in 1994.

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28th May 2019
Challenging the stigma around menstruation in Nepal

Today is Word Menstrual Hygiene Day (28 May 2019). The day brings together organisations like UNICEF, the Red Cross, World…

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24th May 2019
More women urged to join the Gurkha Doko Challenge 2019

Fitness enthusiasts are urging more female participants to take on the challenge with them. The Gurkha Doko Challenge Widely known…

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22nd May 2019
Our guide to British Army Medals

Here are just some of the medals awarded to Gurkhas – many of which our veterans still proudly own today.…

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21st May 2019
Levison Wood visits The Gurkha Welfare Trust

    We were delighted to welcome professional explorer, writer and photographer Levison Wood to experience our work in Nepal…

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The Gurkha widow still climbing trees at 86

This widow’s new breathing equipment has been life changing in more ways than one… Gurkha widow Nau Gurung requires a…

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17th May 2019
It’s no longer just money that our pensioners need

Sargeant Buddhi Bal Gurung served with the Gurkhas for 11 years from 1941. Our teams visit him often to pay…

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14th May 2019
Preparing for the Gurkha Doko Challenge

On 22 June we are hosting the Gurkha Doko Challenge in Aldershot. Based on the traditional Gurkha Recruitment Doko race,…

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