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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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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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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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12th September 2019

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.

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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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11th June 2019

One Gurkha’s struggle to settle in the UK in retirement

Former Queen’s Gurkha Engineer Ghanshyam Rai served in Malaya and Brunei in the late 50s and early 60s. Unfortunately he…

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21st May 2019

Levison Wood visits The Gurkha Welfare Trust

    We were delighted to welcome professional explorer, writer and photographer Levison Wood to experience our work in Nepal…

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The Gurkha widow still climbing trees at 86

This widow’s new breathing equipment has been life changing in more ways than one… Gurkha widow Nau Gurung requires a…

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17th May 2019

It’s no longer just money that our pensioners need

Sargeant Buddhi Bal Gurung served with the Gurkhas for 11 years from 1941. Our teams visit him often to pay…

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