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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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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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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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12th December 2018

A Gurkha widow asked us for help. Watch what happened next.

80 year-old Gurkha widow Nandakali Khatri asked us if her home could be painted. We saw an opportunity for our headquarters staff to get their hands dirty!

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