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.
The Bassa (King) who loves to sing
Meet Gurkha veteran Rifleman Sancha Bahadur Tamang. He’s 97 years old. He served for the British Army during World War Two.
World War True: The story of Captain Bhaktasing Pun MM
Last week, The History Channel released a video about the Gurkhas as part of their World War True series. As…
Gurkha hero Gayam Gurung
When we visited Gayam Gurung, he spoke with pride of his time as a Gurkha in the British Army. “I…