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11th February 2019
Why are the Gurkhas important to you?

We know, from 50 years of working to support them how brave, kind, and compassionate Gurkha veterans are, but we’d love to hear your story and even see your photos.

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4th February 2019
300 homes appeal: what your donations look like

You may have recently received our latest fundraising appeal as we strive to build 300 earthquake-resilient homes across Nepal. With your help, we can build 100 earthquake-resilient homes each year, for the next three years.

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100 medical camps for the people of Nepal

In January, we provided our 100th medical camp, improving the quality of life with free health care for the people of Nepal.

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1st February 2019
World War Two soldier’s hearing loss & his widow’s secret

During World War Two, Gurkha soldier Lalsing Ghale lost his hearing. He was discharged from the Army on medical grounds. But should he have been?

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25th January 2019
January: Our month in pictures

Photographs from our 100th medical camp, building clean water systems and visiting Gurkha veterans and widows at home.

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21st January 2019
Help us harness the rain for brave veterans

When Gurkha veteran Rifleman Hauda Thapa returned from the army to Nepal back in 1946 he struggled to get by…

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A five-year challenge for a
50 year-old Gurkha

Back in 2017, ex-Gurkha Captain Bishnu Bahadur Singh was approaching his 50th Birthday…
Instead of asking for gifts, Bishnu came up with an idea to give back to the Gurkhas – and put together a plan to do so in a truly remarkable way.

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15th January 2019
The oldest Gurkha in Nepal

Of the 4,500+ Gurkha veterans and widows we support with a Welfare Pension in Nepal, well over 200 of them are over 95 years old. We believe that the title of the oldest Gurkha in Nepal belongs to Lance Naik Lal Bahadur Gurung.

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14th January 2019
Our year in review

Every year we publish an Annual Review, in addition to Annual Report and Accounts. The review shows you what we’ve been doing over the last year along with some great stories and photos.

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8th January 2019
“My grandchildren are my vehicle!”

Our staff asked widow Lachimi Kumri Rai why she hadn’t travelled to our Welfare Centre by car or bus…

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17th December 2018
From the jungles of Borneo to the hills of Nepal

After being a soldier for so long, adjusting to a life of subsistence farming back in Nepal was a shock to the system for Thambahadur.

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14th December 2018
New winter clothes for our pensioners

Gurkha veterans and widows were delighted to receive brand new colourful coats to keep them warm this winter

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