After being a soldier for so long, adjusting to a life of subsistence farming back in Nepal was a shock to the system for Thambahadur.
Gurkha veterans and widows were delighted to receive brand new colourful coats to keep them warm this winter
80 year-old Gurkha widow Nandakali Khatri asked us if her home could be painted. We saw an opportunity for our headquarters staff to get their hands dirty!
Gurkha veterans and widows at our Residential Home in Dharan were very excited to receive some early Christmas presents recently.
Photographs from Remembrance Sunday, Tihar celebrations and visiting Gurkha veterans and widows at their homes.
Although you can usually communicate to others in English when in Nepal, it’s an advantage to be armed with basic phrases to enrich your travel experience. We’ve put together our top 5 phrases to know before you go.
Trek 100km across the South Downs in under 30 hours and help end poverty with every step. Organised with the…
When a team of Gurkha soldiers summited Everest in May 2017 they were wearing British-made watches. One had been made especially for The Gurkha Welfare Trust (GWT).
When staff head into the hilly terrain of Nepal in 4x4s, on motorbike or on foot, they have to travel light. When they arrive at a vulnerable Gurkha veteran’s house, they have to have the equipment to diagnose and treat them.
Take a look through our gallery to see what we’ve been up to during October.
Over 90,000 Gurkha soldiers served in the British Army during the War. In this, the 100 year anniversary of the end of World War One, we will remember them.
Hari Bahadur Chhetri joined the Gurkhas in the midst of World War Two. As he’s grown older, life has become hard for the veteran.