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13th February 2020
A school in memory of Ed and Siddhanta

  Ed Drummond-Baxter and Siddhanta Kunwar’s lives began worlds apart, but they were forever bonded by the Brigade of Gurkhas.…

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25th January 2020
Gurkhas and the Scots

A look at the enduring connections between the Gurkhas and Scotland

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21st January 2020
A hero’s welcome for Rob Abernethy

Former Gurkha officer Rob Abernethy cycled 2,200km across Nepal raising over £100,000 to build a school there. He set off…

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15th January 2020
Gurkha heroes: then and now

Britain have a strong bond with the Gurkhas. In fact, Gurkhas have been recruited into the British Army for over…

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14th January 2020
Our year in numbers

A look back at our work in Nepal last year Every year we publish an Annual Review, in addition to…

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8th January 2020
Where does my donation go?

We pride ourselves on transparency. Our money is raised by The Gurkha Welfare Trust in the UK and spent by The Gurkha Welfare Trust in Nepal. We also part fund two advice centres in the UK for veterans and their families choosing to settle here. Having recently celebrated our 50th anniversary we are a well-established, well-respected and effective charity transforming the lives of Gurkha veterans, their families and communities

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Trailwalker 2020 – Are you up for the challenge?

Trailwalker 2020 – Your adventure starts here Organised in partnership with Oxfam, Trailwalker is the ultimate in long-distance challenges. Teams of four will take…

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17th December 2019
A Gurkha book signing at the GWT office

Authors Lieutenant-General Sir Peter Duffell KCB CBE MC , Annabel Venning and Major General John Craig Lawrence CBE held a joint signing for their latest books…

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16th December 2019
2,200km across Nepal in 28 days, unsupported, on a bicycle…

Former Gurkha Officer turned CEO, Rob Abernethy is about to take on the challenge of a lifetime to raise an incredible £100,000 for The Gurkha Welfare Trust.

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9th December 2019
In photos: Gurkha veteran Man Bahadur Khadka

97 year-old Man Bahadur Khadka lives with his son and daughter in an earthquake-resilient home we built for him last year. Our Pensioner Support Teams regularly journey into the hills of Nepal on their motorbikes to visit the veteran who bravely fought alongside Britain during World War Two.

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27th November 2019
Gurkha Band puts on The Greatest Show

Children of Shree Deuti Basic School in Nepal will benefit from donations made at the Darlington Gurkha Band concert last…

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18th November 2019
World Toilet Day 2019: Leaving No One Behind

The theme of World Toilet Day this year is leaving no one behind. Read the story of how a small change to 12 year-old Indra’s school toilets has made a huge impact on her life.

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