The Last Overland have reached Nepal
The Last Overland Expedition famously drove a Land Rover from the UK to Singapore back in 1955.
Filmmaker Alex Bescoby along with the grandson of Tim, an original member of The Last Overland Team, is attempting the same 16,000km journey in the same vehicle, raising money for a number of charities, including us. They’re currently through Nepal and we’ve been delighted to welcome them at our Welfare Centres along the way.
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…
A once in a lifetime opportunity for Gurkha veterans and widows
The saying ‘If you live long enough, you get to see everything’ has been true for me now. Our two…
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.
Brightening their beverages
Gurkha veterans and widows at our Residential Home in Dharan were very excited to receive some early Christmas presents recently.
Our month in pictures
We have had a very busy September at The Gurkha Welfare Trust. Take a look through our gallery to see what we’ve been up to over the month.
Water projects opened by Gurkha heroes
Elderly Gurkha veterans and widows were treated like VIP guests when the local villages asked them to cut the ribbon at two of our water projects.
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.
We asked a Gurkha widow how we’ve helped her
We recently sat down with Aita Siri, a Gurkha widow who has lived at our Residential Home in Pokhara, Kaski since June 2014