News
13th February 2020

A school in memory of Ed and Siddhanta

  Ed Drummond-Baxter and Siddhanta Kunwar’s lives began worlds apart, but they were forever bonded by the Brigade of Gurkhas.…

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21st January 2020

A hero’s welcome for Rob Abernethy

Former Gurkha officer Rob Abernethy cycled 2,200km across Nepal raising over £100,000 to build a school there. He set off…

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News
14th January 2020

Our year in numbers

A look back at our work in Nepal last year Every year we publish an Annual Review, in addition to…

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News
8th January 2020

Where does my donation go?

We pride ourselves on transparency. Our money is raised by The Gurkha Welfare Trust in the UK and spent by The Gurkha Welfare Trust in Nepal. We also part fund two advice centres in the UK for veterans and their families choosing to settle here. Having recently celebrated our 50th anniversary we are a well-established, well-respected and effective charity transforming the lives of Gurkha veterans, their families and communities

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Trailwalker 2020 – Are you up for the challenge?

Trailwalker 2020 – Your adventure starts here Organised in partnership with Oxfam, Trailwalker is the ultimate in long-distance challenges. Teams of four will take…

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News
17th December 2019

A Gurkha book signing at the GWT office

Authors Lieutenant-General Sir Peter Duffell KCB CBE MC , Annabel Venning and Major General John Craig Lawrence CBE held a joint signing for their latest books…

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News
16th December 2019

2,200km across Nepal in 28 days, unsupported, on a bicycle…

Former Gurkha Officer turned CEO, Rob Abernethy is about to take on the challenge of a lifetime to raise an incredible £100,000 for The Gurkha Welfare Trust.

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News
27th November 2019

Gurkha Band puts on The Greatest Show

Children of Shree Deuti Basic School in Nepal will benefit from donations made at the Darlington Gurkha Band concert last…

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News
9th October 2019

Once a Gurkha always a Gurkha – Rob’s epic cycle across Nepal

There are challenges, and then there are Gurkha challenges. Former Gurkha Officer and dedicated Trust supporter Rob Abernethy has invoked the…

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News
7th October 2019

The Last Overland have reached Nepal

The Last Overland Expedition famously drove a Land Rover from the UK to Singapore back in 1955.
Filmmaker Alex Bescoby along with the grandson of Tim, an original member of The Last Overland Team, is attempting the same 16,000km journey in the same vehicle, raising money for a number of charities, including us. They’re currently through Nepal and we’ve been delighted to welcome them at our Welfare Centres along the way.

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