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4th February 2019

300 homes appeal: what your donations look like

You may have recently received our latest fundraising appeal as we strive to build 300 earthquake-resilient homes across Nepal. With your help, we can build 100 earthquake-resilient homes each year, for the next three years.

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1st February 2019

World War Two soldier’s hearing loss & his widow’s secret

During World War Two, Gurkha soldier Lalsing Ghale lost his hearing. He was discharged from the Army on medical grounds. But should he have been?

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12th December 2018

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!

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19th October 2018

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.

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25th April 2018

The earthquake in Nepal – three years on

Today (25 April 2018) marks three years since the devastating earthquake in Nepal, which killed nearly 9,000 people and injured around 22,000.

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29th March 2018

In photos: Baldhan and Budhini

Regular supporters of The Gurkha Welfare Trust may well recognise Former Gurkha Rifleman Baldhan Ghale and his wife Budhini.

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15th December 2017

A Gurkha family’s near-death experience

When we visited World War Two veteran Dandar Bahadur Magar, he was relaxing on the veranda of his newly built…

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15th September 2017

Gurkha hero Gayam Gurung

When we visited Gayam Gurung, he spoke with pride of his time as a Gurkha in the British Army. “I…

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23rd August 2017

World War Two veteran battles the Nepal floods

World War Two veteran Rifleman Manbahadur Limbu’s home has been damaged by the recent severe flooding in Nepal.

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15th August 2017

Major floods hit Nepal

The homeland of our Gurkha pensioners is currently facing its worst rains in 15 years. Read on for our latest update from the field.

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