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.
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.
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.
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…