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21st March 2019

World Water Day 2019: Water for all

The theme of World Water Day 2019 is ‘Providing Water for All’.
In Nepal, that’s exactly what we strive to do.

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7th March 2019

International Women’s Day – empowering women like Deepa

Deepa Sayangtang is 40 years old. She lives with her parents and her daughter in a small village in the…

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21st January 2019

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…

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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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14th April 2018

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.

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19th March 2018

How clean water changed the lives of an entire Nepali village

Completed in April 2017, nearly 22 kilometres of pipelines supply 231 tap stands in Yangjakot, located 15 kilometres from the…

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8th January 2018

Gurkha widow Manisara Thapa: How we’ve helped

Twenty years ago, 92 year-old Manisara Thapa’s life was far from easy. Her husband, Rifleman Balsing passed away in 1988,…

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4th January 2018

The Impact of Clean Water

We visited Upallo Arkhala village, a relatively small community of around 1,000 people located three hours (via land rover) from…

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19th May 2017

The Gurkha widow bringing water to her village

74-year-old widow Mani Chhetri has been instrumental in providing her village with accessible clean water

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