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.
Help us harness the rain for brave veterans
When Gurkha veteran Rifleman Hauda Thapa returned from the army to Nepal back in 1946 he struggled to get by…
From the jungles of Borneo to the hills of Nepal
After being a soldier for so long, adjusting to a life of subsistence farming back in Nepal was a shock to the system for Thambahadur.
New winter clothes for our pensioners
Gurkha veterans and widows were delighted to receive brand new colourful coats to keep them warm this winter
Brightening their beverages
Gurkha veterans and widows at our Residential Home in Dharan were very excited to receive some early Christmas presents recently.
Our mobile medical equipment
When staff head into the hilly terrain of Nepal in 4x4s, on motorbike or on foot, they have to travel light. When they arrive at a vulnerable Gurkha veteran’s house, they have to have the equipment to diagnose and treat them.
Our debt of honour to the Gurkhas
Hari Bahadur Chhetri joined the Gurkhas in the midst of World War Two. As he’s grown older, life has become hard for the veteran.
Matibahadur Pun: The Nursery Grandfather
Matibahadur Pun served as a Driver in the Gurkhas for nine years. We recently sat down with him to talk about his time in the Gurkhas and his life in Nepal.
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…
Today is Nepali New Year – here are our 2075 resolutions
As the country enters the New Year, we’ve put together a list of New Years Resolutions for The Gurkha Welfare Trust.