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…
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
August: Our month in pictures
Healthcare in the hilltops We provide an international standard of healthcare and medication to Gurkha veterans and their families living…
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.
The Gurkha Welfare Trust receives MoD grant
The Gurkha Welfare Trust is pleased to announce that the charity has today been awarded a substantial grant from the…
Preparing for the worst – throwlines in Nepal
Every year in Nepal over 200 people drown in flood water caused by monsoon rain. This happens every year between…
The Gurkha regiments explained
Our simplified guide to the Brigade of Gurkha’s complex regimental system.
Captain Bhagtasing Pun 1917 – 2018
Captain Bhagtasing Pun passed away this month in Pokhara, Nepal, aged 101 Bhagtasing enlisted into the Brigade of Gurkhas in…
5 ways Nepal’s monsoon season affects our work
Nepal’s monsoon season occurs from June to September every year. We do whatever we can to make sure the Gurkha veterans and widows we care for are safe.