3 of the 300 homes we’re building
Thanks to donations from our amazing supporters, we’re taking pre-emptive action by building 300 earthquake-resilient homes for Gurkha veterans and widows over the next three years.
Be inspired: 5 inspirational quotes from the Gurkhas
Inspired by their indomitable spirit, we’ve compiled some words of positivity and hope from Gurkha veterans and widows we care for in Nepal.
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.
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?
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!
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.
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.
In photos: Baldhan and Budhini
Regular supporters of The Gurkha Welfare Trust may well recognise Former Gurkha Rifleman Baldhan Ghale and his wife Budhini.
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…
Gurkha hero Gayam Gurung
When we visited Gayam Gurung, he spoke with pride of his time as a Gurkha in the British Army. “I…