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…
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.
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…
Our year in numbers
A look back at our work in Nepal last year Every year we publish an Annual Review, in addition to…
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.
Blankets for pensioners: we’ve got them covered
To help our vulnerable pensioners stay warm this winter we’ve been distributing blankets.
October: Our month in pictures
View our galleries to find out what we’ve been up to throughout October.
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.
A debt of honour to Gurkha families – one woman’s story
“Life has been hard.” Sukla Pun tells us when we reach her home in Punthok, a remote village in Nepal’s hilly Rolpa District. Over the years, the 77-year-old widow has been dealt an incredibly difficult hand.
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…