One Gurkha’s struggle to settle in the UK in retirement
Former Queen’s Gurkha Engineer Ghanshyam Rai served in Malaya and Brunei in the late 50s and early 60s. Unfortunately he…
Levison Wood visits The Gurkha Welfare Trust
We were delighted to welcome professional explorer, writer and photographer Levison Wood to experience our work in Nepal…
The Gurkha widow still climbing trees at 86
This widow’s new breathing equipment has been life changing in more ways than one… Gurkha widow Nau Gurung requires a…
It’s no longer just money that our pensioners need
Sargeant Buddhi Bal Gurung served with the Gurkhas for 11 years from 1941. Our teams visit him often to pay…
Rifleman Manbahadur Ghimire turns 100. Watch his emotional speech.
Over ten decades Rifleman Rfn Manbahadur Ghimire has lived many lives… Born in Bhojpur in eastern Nepal Manbahadur joined the…
April: Our month in pictures
Take a look through our galleries to see photographs from our visits to pensioners’ homes and work with communities to build clean water systems.
March: Our month in pictures
Take a look through our galleries to see photographs from our visits to pensioners’ homes, Holi festival and the first of the 300 homes we’re building.
3 of the 300 homes we’re building
Thanks to donations from our amazing supporters, we’re taking pre-emptive action by building 300 earthquake-resilient homes for Gurkha veterans and widows over the next three years.
Be inspired: 5 inspirational quotes from the Gurkhas
Inspired by their indomitable spirit, we’ve compiled some words of positivity and hope from Gurkha veterans and widows we care for in Nepal.
Why are the Gurkhas important to you?
We know, from 50 years of working to support them how brave, kind, and compassionate Gurkha veterans are, but we’d love to hear your story and even see your photos.