Working with the community of Gorkha in Nepal

Gorkha Development Scheme (GDS)  is a small  charity based in the UK run by a small group of voluntary Trustees We link with our sister charity in Nepal, GDHEDS which enables us to work directly with the community of Gorkha to initiate and manage a range of projects in health and education. This was seen all to well as we were able to provide rapid response following the devastating earthquakes which hit the region in 2015.                                                                                          GDS also coordinate volunteers who share their skills with the Nepali community. 

The small GDS team work tirelessly to fund-raise in the UK to ensure worthwhile projects in Gorkha can be funded and every bit of support is valued. All work and finance is monitored and transparent.

ALL money raised and donated goes directly to Nepal – not what you find in every charity!

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Donations – We would be thrilled to receive any one off or regular donations which can be made via  PayPal . Remember, ALL of your donation goes directly to GDS.  If you would prefer to pay via BACS or by cheque, or if you wish to help in any way then Contact us to send a message.

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GDS Newsletter 11 February 2020. GDS are proud to recognise that 70 projects have been funded in Gorkha since 2015 with £32,000 of the £45,000 spent to date and a number of projects planned for the near future. Thanks of course to committees in both UK and Gorkha, volunteers who have contributed to funds and projects, and friends relatives and strangers for supporting fundraising efforts to allow all this to happen

School Sponsorship

If you would like to sponsor a child through education then just complete this form and send to us. How to Sponsor a child.  Last year we were able to support 60 children including many studying up to 18 and for the first time we supported 4 students studying BSc courses at a nearby campus.



Fiona working with Teachers and children as a volunteer

Have you ever considered volunteering overseas?  We can provide guidance and contacts to enable a very special volunteering experience living with a local family and being involved in local projects.Medical Electives,Therapy practitioners , and other health placements are possible as well as Teachers and assisting with teaching in local schools. All sorts of other skills can be shared so just contact us to find out more.

Sarah with homestay family – very special relationship built