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9th December 2019

In photos: Gurkha veteran Man Bahadur Khadka

97 year-old Man Bahadur Khadka lives with his son and daughter in an earthquake-resilient home we built for him last year. Our Pensioner Support Teams regularly journey into the hills of Nepal on their motorbikes to visit the veteran who bravely fought alongside Britain during World War Two.

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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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14th November 2019

Marylebone Cricket Club visit our work

We were delighted to be visited by members of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) yesterday at our Headquarters in Pokhara, Nepal.

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12th November 2019

Our Vice Patron Lord Bramall, 1923 – 2019

We would like to extend our condolences to the family of our Vice Patron Field Marshal Lord Bramall. An instrumental figure in The Gurkha Welfare Trust’s history we were saddened to hear of his passing.

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28th October 2019

October: Our month in pictures

View our galleries to find out what we’ve been up to throughout October.

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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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30th September 2019

Nepal has been declared “Open Defecation Free”

Today (30 September 2019) all 77 districts in Nepal have been declared Open Defecation Free.
The news is a huge boost to the country as they battle to prevent water-borne diseases such as diarrhoea, dysentery, typhoid, gastroenteritis and cholera.

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26th September 2019

The origins of The Gurkha Welfare Trust told by the people who were there

“The Gurkha Welfare Trust was officially founded in 1969, but my association with Gurkha welfare started earlier than that.”

Lieutenant Colonel Keith Ryding tells us. He’s been a friend of the Trust for many years, supporting us in a multitude of ways.

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23rd September 2019

Trailwalker 2019: congratulations to all who completed the 100km trek

On Saturday 21 – Sunday 22 September 2019, 232 teams completed the 100km Trailwalker challenge across the South Downs.

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19th September 2019

How a historic bottle of whisky is helping Gurkha veterans

The story of how a very old bottle of whisky from 1915 is helping Gurkha veterans today.

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