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29th November 2018

November: Our month in pictures

Photographs from Remembrance Sunday, Tihar celebrations and visiting Gurkha veterans and widows at their homes.

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2nd November 2018

Our mobile medical equipment

When staff head into the hilly terrain of Nepal in 4x4s, on motorbike or on foot, they have to travel light. When they arrive at a vulnerable Gurkha veteran’s house, they have to have the equipment to diagnose and treat them.

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26th October 2018

Our month in pictures

Take a look through our gallery to see what we’ve been up to during October.

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28th September 2018

Our month in pictures

We have had a very busy September at The Gurkha Welfare Trust. Take a look through our gallery to see what we’ve been up to over the month.

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15th August 2018

Neighbours by chance, friends by choice

We visit Gurkha veteran Agambahadur often to make sure he’s looked after financially and medically, however, there’s someone else by his side who cares for him too…

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10th August 2018

War stories from a Gurkha hero

Chandra Bahadur Sunuwar was only 18 when he signed up to fight in the Second World War. The war had already been raging for over two years.

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24th July 2018

5 ways Nepal’s monsoon season affects our work

Nepal’s monsoon season occurs from June to September every year. We do whatever we can to make sure the Gurkha veterans and widows we care for are safe.

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13th July 2018

A snapshot of a Gurkha widow’s life in the hills

Dhanadevi lives in an incredibly remote village in the foothills of the Himalayas. Her home is hundreds of miles away from any other pensioner that we look after.

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27th June 2018

“This is how we save lives”

When our team spoke with Gurkha widow Manisara Thapa recently she insisted she was fine, but we knew something wasn’t quite right…

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25th April 2018

The earthquake in Nepal – three years on

Today (25 April 2018) marks three years since the devastating earthquake in Nepal, which killed nearly 9,000 people and injured around 22,000.

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