The founding of The Gurkha Welfare Trust
In the late 1960s a great number of Gurkha soldiers and their dependants or widows in Nepal faced destitution in…
Celebrating 25 years of The Royal Gurkha Rifles
The regiment, who are celebrating 25 years, was formed as the sole Gurkha infantry regiment of the British Army following the consolidation of the four separate Gurkha regiments in 1994.
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…
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…
Preparing for the Gurkha Doko Challenge
On 22 June we are hosting the Gurkha Doko Challenge in Aldershot. Based on the traditional Gurkha Recruitment Doko race,…
The race to Sagarmatha: A Doko challenge in Afghanistan
A massive well done and a huge thank you to Platoon Sergeants Man, Dipendra and Indra from C Company Royal Gurkha…
50 years in Nepal: Our original appeal
50 years ago our founders set themselves the target of raising £1 million Below is our original appeal literature, with…
Our A-Z of fundraising ideas
Whether it’s holding a party, jumping out of a plane, or walking 100 kilometres, there is always something you can do.
Where does my donation go?
Every penny donated to The Gurkha Welfare Trust is spent on charitable activities
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.