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.
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.
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.
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…
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,…
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…
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