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15th October 2019

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…

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12th September 2019

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.

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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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27th August 2019

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.

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22nd August 2019

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.

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28th April 2019

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.

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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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