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…
Queens of the road: our all-female motorbike training
Our first ever all-female motorbike training will allow even more of our staff to visit vulnerable Gurkha veterans and widows at their homes more easily.
Staff undertake emergency response training
Why preparation is key We operate in one of the most challenging environments in the world. Although incredibly beautiful, Nepal’s…
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!
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…
Life on the road: motorbike training
As part of the Trust’s drive to deliver a more mobile approach to aid in Nepal, we recently partnered with the UK’s leading road safety charity and advocate IAM Roadsmart.
Helping hand for a loyal friend
Gyan Bahadur Sunuwar supported our Gurkha veterans throughout a decade of civil war. When he lost his home to earthquakes, we stepped in to help him back to his feet
Life after the earthquakes: Gurkha widow Dhanpurni Gurung
Two months after her husband passed away, Gurkha widow Dhanpurni Gurung found herself at the epicentre of Nepal’s devastating earthquakes.
Our team in Nepal: a day in the life
A day in the life of Project Supervisor Dambar Thapa, who’s currently working on one of our major school projects in the remote hills of Nepal