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13th August 2019

The Last Overland – a Land Rover from Singapore to London

We are proud to be one of the nominated charities for the Last Overland expedition beginning later this month.

The Oxford & Cambridge Far Eastern Expedition – The First Overland – made history in 1955 by being the first to drive from London to Singapore. That young team inspired generations of adventurers through their extraordinary endeavour, showing many remote corners of the world on film for the first time.

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23rd July 2019

Raising money online

We rely on donations to support our vital work with Gurkha veterans and widows in Nepal. If you’re fundraising for us, here’s how you can set up a JustGiving page for yourself or your team. We also show you how you can set up a Fundraiser on Facebook.

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27th June 2019

Raising funds one step at a time

In 1974, when Simon Hood was seven years-old he sat and watched soldiers from the 10th Gurkha Rifles training at Dhekelia Garrison in Cyprus.

Last month, he took part in a challenging sponsored walk in aid of us.

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9th June 2019

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…

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4th June 2019

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.

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21st May 2019

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…

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17th May 2019

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…

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14th May 2019

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,…

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23rd April 2019

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…

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16th April 2019

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…

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