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12th December 2018

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!

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4th December 2018

Brightening their beverages

Gurkha veterans and widows at our Residential Home in Dharan were very excited to receive some early Christmas presents recently.

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2nd November 2018

Our mobile medical equipment

When staff head into the hilly terrain of Nepal in 4x4s, on motorbike or on foot, they have to travel light. When they arrive at a vulnerable Gurkha veteran’s house, they have to have the equipment to diagnose and treat them.

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24th September 2018

A pension for the bravest of the brave

It’s not surprising that life can be hard in some of the mountain villages of Nepal, particularly for the widow of a Gurkha veteran.

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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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26th February 2018

We asked a Gurkha widow how we’ve helped her

We recently sat down with Aita Siri, a Gurkha widow who has lived at our Residential Home in Pokhara, Kaski since June 2014

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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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31st October 2017

A new home for Manmaya

88-year-old Gurkha widow Manmaya Ghale was married to the late Rifleman Tekbahadur Ghale. Her husband was a World War Two…

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8th September 2017

The medal that saved my life

Tulsidevi Danai holds up a battered medal bearing the likeness of King George VI. To her, it is the difference…

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12 Dec 2018
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!

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04 Dec 2018
Brightening their beverages

Gurkha veterans and widows at our Residential Home in Dharan were very excited to receive some early Christmas presents recently.

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29 Nov 2018
November: Our month in pictures

Photographs from Remembrance Sunday, Tihar celebrations and visiting Gurkha veterans and widows at their homes.

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