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6th April 2020
From discomfort to dignity: menstruation in Nepal

Menstruation in Nepal Since 2018, the Government of Nepal has recognised the importance of Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) and is…

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1st April 2020
Gurkha veterans like Indrabahadur Rai can live with dignity thanks to donations from the British public

A walk a day keeps the doctor away When we went to visit 95 year-old Gurkha veteran Indrabahadur Rai at…

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27th March 2020
A message from HRH The Prince of Wales

From our Director, Al Howard: We were honoured today to receive a letter from our Patron HRH The Prince of…

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26th March 2020
Preparing for disasters with Team Rubicon

This event occurred before Nepal went into lockdown. Nepal’s likelihood of natural disasters and extreme weather makes it a challenging…

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24th March 2020
BREAKING NEWS – Covid 19 and The Gurkha Welfare Trust

  COVID 19 in Nepal Thus far, Nepal has been largely unaffected by COVID-19 thanks in part to the swift…

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17th March 2020
The Irishman who helped discover the Gurkhas

This St Patricks Day, we’re celebrating a connection with the Gurkhas thanks to a very special soldier from Ireland.

“I went there one man and I came out three thousand.”

-General Frederick Young

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11th March 2020
In photos: Gurkha pensioners celebrate Holi festival

This event occurred before Nepal went into lockdown. Over the weekend, many Gurkha veterans and families celebrated the Hindu festival…

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6th March 2020
How we’re empowering women in Nepal

This International Women’s Day we’re celebrating our water projects and how they empower women. One of the women we’re helping…

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5th March 2020
RIP David Clifford MVO

The Trust remembers David Clifford MVO this week, who sadly passed away over the weekend. David was Treasurer of The…

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3rd March 2020
Corporate teams wanted to walk 100km in 30 hours to blaze a trail for The Gurkha Welfare Trust and Oxfam

Teams of four are wanted to take on the gruelling Trailwalker challenge this autumn in aid of The Gurkha Welfare…

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A special thank you to our fundraising brigade

A huge congratulations and thank you to all those who have taken part in 292GWT. Across the country, new GWT…

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26th February 2020
A home for the widow who lost everything

Losing everything in the monsoon Last year’s monsoon was deadly. Rain was heavier than usual and landslides forced hundreds out…

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