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12th December 2018

A Gurkha widow asked us for help. Watch what happened next.

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!

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29th November 2018

November: Our month in pictures

Photographs from Remembrance Sunday, Tihar celebrations and visiting Gurkha veterans and widows at their homes.

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26th October 2018

Our month in pictures

Take a look through our gallery to see what we’ve been up to during October.

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10th October 2018

Matibahadur Pun: The Nursery Grandfather

Matibahadur Pun served as a Driver in the Gurkhas for nine years. We recently sat down with him to talk about his time in the Gurkhas and his life in Nepal.

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28th September 2018

Our month in pictures

We have had a very busy September at The Gurkha Welfare Trust. Take a look through our gallery to see what we’ve been up to over the month.

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24th September 2018

A pension for the bravest of the brave

It’s not surprising that life can be hard in some of the mountain villages of Nepal, particularly for the widow of a Gurkha veteran.

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15th August 2018

Neighbours by chance, friends by choice

We visit Gurkha veteran Agambahadur often to make sure he’s looked after financially and medically, however, there’s someone else by his side who cares for him too…

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10th August 2018

War stories from a Gurkha hero

Chandra Bahadur Sunuwar was only 18 when he signed up to fight in the Second World War. The war had already been raging for over two years.

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24th July 2018

5 ways Nepal’s monsoon season affects our work

Nepal’s monsoon season occurs from June to September every year. We do whatever we can to make sure the Gurkha veterans and widows we care for are safe.

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13th July 2018

A snapshot of a Gurkha widow’s life in the hills

Dhanadevi lives in an incredibly remote village in the foothills of the Himalayas. Her home is hundreds of miles away from any other pensioner that we look after.

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