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.

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On our 50th anniversary, we would like to invite you to make a very special gesture of support.

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15 Aug 2019
History of the famous Gurkhas: a timeline

The Gurkhas are soldiers from Nepal who are recruited into the British Army, and have been for the last 200 years. Gurkhas are known to be as fearless in combat as they are good natured in daily life.To this day, they remain renowned for their loyalty, professionalism and bravery.Read the history of the famous Gurkhas in our timeline.

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13 Aug 2019
The Last Overland – a Land Rover from Singapore to London

We are proud to be one of the nominated charities for the Last Overland expedition beginning later this month.The Oxford & Cambridge Far Eastern Expedition - The First Overland - made history in 1955 by being the first to drive from London to Singapore. That young team inspired generations of adventurers through their extraordinary endeavour, showing many remote corners of the world on film for the first time.

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Swim Serpentine 2019

Swim Serpentine is a one-day open water swimming festival staged in the heart of London.Organised by London Marathon Events, the festival is held in and around the beautiful Serpentine in Hyde Park, the venue for the open water swimming competition at the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Starts 21 Sep View

We're celebrating 50 years in Nepal

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  • 17:05 PM, 16 Aug 2019Being 90 years old does not stop Gurkha widow Harka Maya Rai from helping her family with their farming! https://t.co/7wMpQANH8X

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