You are here:
Knowing where your money is going and about the lives you're changing will help keep you and your team going when it gets really tough.
Oxfam works in over 90 countries, fighting poverty by responding to emergencies, through development projects and campaigns to tackle the root causes. And all of this is only possible because of people like you raising money for such vital work. Thank you.
Find out more in our free brochure
Or we can post you a copy of the brochure.
Trailwalker also raises money for The Gurkha Welfare Trust, which was founded in 1969 when it was realised that thousands of ex-Gurkha servicemen and their widows were living in destitution in the hill villages of Nepal.
Today, The Gurkha Welfare Trust is working in both Nepal and the UK. The focus of its work is caring for the elderly Gurkha soldiers and their widows in Nepal who are dependent on the Trust for a dignified secure old age.
It provides a monthly Welfare Pension, a Winter Fuel Allowance and emergency Hardship grants. It also looks after all their medical needs, from GP care to long-term hospital treatment.
We work on long-term projects with communities determined to shape a better future for themselves.
Where we work
We respond fast in emergencies, and stay to help people rebuild their lives.
In a world rich in resources, poverty isn't inevitable - it's an injustice which we must overcome.
Issues we work on
people benefiting from improved sanitation facilities
people benefiting from support to improve their crops, goods or services
people reached by health promotion activities
Your Trailwalker 2015 medal will celebrate your awesome achievements of both completing the huge challenge and fundraising. This years medal is made in Kenya of recycled metal and also marks 200 years of Gurkha service to the crown.
Marketing Executive 100KM Team
When news of the earthquake in Nepal broke, we knew Trailwalker teams would want to help. And so they have, to the tune of £159,000. An incredible response that will go a long way to putting lives in Nepal back together.
100km Events Marketing Executive
By David Yates Chairman of the Isle of Wight Long Distance Walkers Association, and author of Beaches Bars and Blisters of the Isle of Wight shares his advice on foot preparation and training.
Find out what you're letting yourself in for.
How you are helping Oxfam save lives
Downloadable material to help you before, during and after the event.
Feeling inspired? Register your interest for Trailwalker 2015
© 2015. Oxfam is a registered charity in England and Wales (no 202918) and Scotland (SC039042).
Oxfam GB is a member of the international confederation Oxfam.