A Gurkha widow asked us for help. Watch what happened next.
80 year-old Gurkha widow Nandakali Khatri asked us if her home could be painted. We saw an opportunity for our headquarters staff to get their hands dirty!
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.
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.
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…
Neighbours by chance, friends by choice
We visit Gurkha veteran Agambahadur often to make sure he’s looked after financially and medically, however, there’s someone else by his side who cares for him too…
War stories from a Gurkha hero
Chandra Bahadur Sunuwar was only 18 when he signed up to fight in the Second World War. The war had already been raging for over two years.
A World War Two cup of tea
Rifleman Tekbahadur Gurung is a remarkably proud Gurkha veteran. He even still drinks the issued to him when he enlisted into the Army in 1945. We recently caught up with him at his home in Gorkha, Central Nepal.
Smiling thanks to your support
If you looked at 59 year-old Kale Gurung’s wide smile, you wouldn’t know the daily struggles he has faced his whole life, living as someone who is deaf and mute in the remote hills of Nepal.
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.