We provide financial, medical and development aid to Gurkha veterans, their families and communities.

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About the Charity

We enable Gurkha veterans, their families and their wider communities to live their lives with dignity in Nepal.

About the Gurkhas

Gurkhas are traditionally recruited from the hill people of Nepal, with roots right back to an 8th century Hindu warrior.

Standing together through uncertainty

To ensure our Gurkha veterans get acess to their Welfare Pensions. Access to medical care. Access to clean water and sanitation.

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14 Apr 2020
Watch: A rallying cry from Joanna Lumley OBE

Our Vice-Patron Joanna Lumley has issued a rallying cry to staff and supporters. Joanna is a huge supporter of our…

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17 Mar 2020
The Irishman who helped discover the Gurkhas

This St Patricks Day, we’re celebrating a connection with the Gurkhas thanks to a very special soldier from Ireland. “I went there one man and I came out three thousand.” -General Frederick Young

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Climb Everest at Home

In the spirit of keeping things moving this year we are encouraging our supporters to join us in setting themselves the challenge of scaling the largest mountain in the world – Beginning 1 May, over 12 weeks, and from their own homes.

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Who are the Gurkhas?

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Your Gurkha stories

Keep the legend of the Gurkhas alive by sharing your story and read others' too

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  • 09:09 AM, 31 May 2020While we were all raising a glass to VE Day from our homes, Don Hyatt laced up his boots and began an epic walking… https://t.co/Yi7jaBZMc9

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