BREAKING NEWS – Covid 19 and The Gurkha Welfare Trust
COVID 19 in Nepal Due to the swift and effective actions of its government, limiting movement and enforcing quarantines, the…
Honouring the Band of the Brigade of Gurkhas
On Tuesday 18 February the Head of the British Army welcomed 432 new Gurkha recruits at their attestation parade in…
Why we’re rebuilding Gurkhas’ homes: one veteran’s story
When Rifleman Uttamkumar Rai signed up to serve the British Army 62 years ago, he had no idea about the challenges that lay ahead.
Our year in numbers
A look back at our work in Nepal last year Every year we publish an Annual Review, in addition to…
Where does my donation go?
We pride ourselves on transparency. Our money is raised by The Gurkha Welfare Trust in the UK and spent by The Gurkha Welfare Trust in Nepal. We also part fund two advice centres in the UK for veterans and their families choosing to settle here. Having recently celebrated our 50th anniversary we are a well-established, well-respected and effective charity transforming the lives of Gurkha veterans, their families and communities
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…
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.
The Last Overland – a Land Rover from Singapore to London
We are proud to be one of the nominated charities for the Last Overland expedition beginning later this month.
The Oxford & Cambridge Far Eastern Expedition – The First Overland – made history in 1955 by being the first to drive from London to Singapore. That young team inspired generations of adventurers through their extraordinary endeavour, showing many remote corners of the world on film for the first time.
Raising money online
We rely on donations to support our vital work with Gurkha veterans and widows in Nepal. If you’re fundraising for us, here’s how you can set up a JustGiving page for yourself or your team. We also show you how you can set up a Fundraiser on Facebook.
Raising funds one step at a time
In 1974, when Simon Hood was seven years-old he sat and watched soldiers from the 10th Gurkha Rifles training at Dhekelia Garrison in Cyprus.
Last month, he took part in a challenging sponsored walk in aid of us.
Preparing for the Gurkha Doko Challenge
On 22 June we are hosting the Gurkha Doko Challenge in Aldershot. Based on the traditional Gurkha Recruitment Doko race,…