We enable Gurkha veterans, their families and their wider communities to live their lives with dignity in Nepal.
Gurkhas are traditionally recruited from the hill people of Nepal, with roots right back to an 8th century Hindu warrior.
He fought with bravery.
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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.
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.
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.