17th May 2019

It’s no longer just money that our pensioners need

Sargeant Buddhi Bal Gurung served with the Gurkhas for 11 years from 1941.

Our teams visit him often to pay him a Welfare Pension and to check his health.

Buddhi had to undergo emergency surgery around four years ago after breaking his leg in a fall.

After recovery, we provided Buddhi with a walking frame to enable him to move around his home and garden. Without it, he would be unable to live a life of independence and would rely entirely on his son, who lives with him.

Speaking last month, his son told our team:

“When we need help, we call The Gurkha Welfare Trust. With their help, Dad has become better. It would have been very difficult without them.”


Make a donation to help pensioners like Sargeant Buddhi Bal Gurung here.


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