In photos: Global Handwashing Day
October 15 is Global Handwashing Day, an international advocacy day dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding about the importance of…
A debt of honour to Gurkha families – one woman’s story
“Life has been hard.” Sukla Pun tells us when we reach her home in Punthok, a remote village in Nepal’s hilly Rolpa District. Over the years, the 77-year-old widow has been dealt an incredibly difficult hand.
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…
The school that does it all
Over the past couple of weeks, children in the UK have been going back to school. In Nepal, many children don’t have that luxury.
Since 1989, we’ve been working to change that. Over the years we’ve provided access to an education to over 800,000 children. And now we’ve built the school that does it all.
Children celebrate water at the turn of a tap
Earlier this year, we finished building taps for 160 households in Jorpokhari, located in the Panchthar District of Nepal. These taps are connected to a clean water source, meaning that the 853 people who live in the village now have access to clean water on their doorstep.
April: Our month in pictures
Take a look through our galleries to see photographs from our visits to pensioners’ homes and work with communities to build clean water systems.
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.
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…
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…
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.