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18th November 2019

World Toilet Day 2019: Leaving No One Behind

The theme of World Toilet Day this year is leaving no one behind. Read the story of how a small change to 12 year-old Indra’s school toilets has made a huge impact on her life.

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12th November 2019

Blankets for pensioners: we’ve got them covered

To help our vulnerable pensioners stay warm this winter we’ve been distributing blankets.

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7th November 2019

See what happened when we brought clean water to a Nepali village

Find out the impact that clean water had on the village of Bhawang, Nepal.

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28th October 2019

October: Our month in pictures

View our galleries to find out what we’ve been up to throughout October.

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15th October 2019

In photos: Global Handwashing Day

October 15 is Global Handwashing Day, an international advocacy day dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding about the importance of…

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9th October 2019

Once a Gurkha always a Gurkha – Rob’s epic cycle across Nepal

There are challenges, and then there are Gurkha challenges. Former Gurkha Officer and dedicated Trust supporter Rob Abernethy has invoked the…

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7th October 2019

The Last Overland have reached Nepal

The Last Overland Expedition famously drove a Land Rover from the UK to Singapore back in 1955.
Filmmaker Alex Bescoby along with the grandson of Tim, an original member of The Last Overland Team, is attempting the same 16,000km journey in the same vehicle, raising money for a number of charities, including us. They’re currently through Nepal and we’ve been delighted to welcome them at our Welfare Centres along the way.

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30th September 2019

Nepal has been declared “Open Defecation Free”

Today (30 September 2019) all 77 districts in Nepal have been declared Open Defecation Free.
The news is a huge boost to the country as they battle to prevent water-borne diseases such as diarrhoea, dysentery, typhoid, gastroenteritis and cholera.

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29th August 2019

August: Our month in pictures

Healthcare in the hilltops We provide an international standard of healthcare and medication to Gurkha veterans and their families living…

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27th August 2019

The school that does it all

Over the past couple of weeks, children in the UK have been going back to school. In Nepal, many children don’t have that luxury.

Since 1989, we’ve been working to change that. Over the years we’ve provided access to an education to over 800,000 children. And now we’ve built the school that does it all.

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