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18th May 2020

Read our latest Samachara newsletter

Samachara means ‘news’ in Nepali Catch up on our latest Samachara newsletter out today and read about Rifleman Rana Bahadur…

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News
1st May 2020

3 ways we’ve responded to Nepal’s COVID-19 situation

1. Providing medication and check-ups to Gurkha veterans and widows During the COVID-19 lockdown, our frontline medical staff have continued…

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News
17th April 2020

A text message to the Gurkhas

Many of the Gurkha veterans and widows we support in Nepal live in remote communities. We visit the most vulnerable…

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1st April 2020

Gurkha veterans like Indrabahadur Rai can live with dignity thanks to donations from the British public

A walk a day keeps the doctor away When we went to visit 95 year-old Gurkha veteran Indrabahadur Rai at…

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News
26th February 2020

A home for the widow who lost everything

Losing everything in the monsoon Last year’s monsoon was deadly. Rain was heavier than usual and landslides forced hundreds out…

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19th February 2020

Why we’re rebuilding Gurkhas’ homes: one veteran’s story

When Rifleman Uttamkumar Rai signed up to serve the British Army 62 years ago, he had no idea about the challenges that lay ahead.

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News
15th January 2020

Gurkha heroes: then and now

Britain have a strong bond with the Gurkhas. In fact, Gurkhas have been recruited into the British Army for over…

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14th January 2020

Our year in numbers

A look back at our work in Nepal last year Every year we publish an Annual Review, in addition to…

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9th December 2019

In photos: Gurkha veteran Man Bahadur Khadka

97 year-old Man Bahadur Khadka lives with his son and daughter in an earthquake-resilient home we built for him last year. Our Pensioner Support Teams regularly journey into the hills of Nepal on their motorbikes to visit the veteran who bravely fought alongside Britain during World War Two.

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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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