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.
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…
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.
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.
October: Our month in pictures
View our galleries to find out what we’ve been up to throughout October.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.