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28th October 2019

October: Our month in pictures

View our galleries to find out what we’ve been up to throughout October.

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7th October 2019

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.

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29th August 2019

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…

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20th June 2019

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…

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21st February 2019

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.

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4th December 2018

Brightening their beverages

Gurkha veterans and widows at our Residential Home in Dharan were very excited to receive some early Christmas presents recently.

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28th September 2018

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.

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25th September 2018

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.

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31st May 2018

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.

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26th February 2018

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

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