A Gurkha widow asked us for help. Watch what happened next.
80 year-old Gurkha widow Nandakali Khatri asked us if her home could be painted. We saw an opportunity for our headquarters staff to get their hands dirty!
Brightening their beverages
Gurkha veterans and widows at our Residential Home in Dharan were very excited to receive some early Christmas presents recently.
November: Our month in pictures
Photographs from Remembrance Sunday, Tihar celebrations and visiting Gurkha veterans and widows at their homes.
5 phrases you must learn before visiting Nepal
Although you can usually communicate to others in English when in Nepal, it’s an advantage to be armed with basic phrases to enrich your travel experience. We’ve put together our top 5 phrases to know before you go.
Trailwalker 2019 – Your adventure starts here
Trek 100km across the South Downs in under 30 hours and help end poverty with every step. Organised with the…
Loomes Everest hand-made Gurkha watch
When a team of Gurkha soldiers summited Everest in May 2017 they were wearing British-made watches. One had been made especially for The Gurkha Welfare Trust (GWT).
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.
Our month in pictures
Take a look through our gallery to see what we’ve been up to during October.
We Will Remember Them
Over 90,000 Gurkha soldiers served in the British Army during the War. In this, the 100 year anniversary of the end of World War One, we will remember them.
Our debt of honour to the Gurkhas
Hari Bahadur Chhetri joined the Gurkhas in the midst of World War Two. As he’s grown older, life has become hard for the veteran.