Welfare Pensioner Portraits
After three days at the residential home, where I photographed the final two images in this portfolio, I spent time in Dharan and Giri photographing pensioners in their villagers and collecting their pension. Some pensioners, often in their late 80s, walk for two or more days every three months to collect their pension. The girl at the bottom of this project is the granddaughter of a welfare pensioner, who I photographed in a village above Pokhara.
You can read more about the Gurkha Welfare Trust here http://www.gwt.org.uk