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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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14th November 2019
Marylebone Cricket Club visit our work

We were delighted to be visited by members of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) yesterday at our Headquarters in Pokhara, Nepal.

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12th November 2019
Our Vice Patron Lord Bramall, 1923 – 2019

We would like to extend our condolences to the family of our Vice Patron Field Marshal Lord Bramall. An instrumental figure in The Gurkha Welfare Trust’s history we were saddened to hear of his passing.

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Blankets for pensioners: we’ve got them covered

To help our vulnerable pensioners stay warm this winter we’ve been distributing blankets.

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7th November 2019
See what happened when we brought clean water to a Nepali village

Find out the impact that clean water had on the village of Bhawang, Nepal.

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28th October 2019
October: Our month in pictures

View our galleries to find out what we’ve been up to throughout October.

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15th October 2019
In photos: Global Handwashing Day

October 15 is Global Handwashing Day, an international advocacy day dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding about the importance of…

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9th October 2019
Once a Gurkha always a Gurkha – Rob’s epic cycle across Nepal

There are challenges, and then there are Gurkha challenges. Former Gurkha Officer and dedicated Trust supporter Rob Abernethy has invoked the…

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7th October 2019
The Last Overland have reached Nepal

The Last Overland Expedition famously drove a Land Rover from the UK to Singapore back in 1955.
Filmmaker Alex Bescoby along with the grandson of Tim, an original member of The Last Overland Team, is attempting the same 16,000km journey in the same vehicle, raising money for a number of charities, including us. They’re currently through Nepal and we’ve been delighted to welcome them at our Welfare Centres along the way.

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