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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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14th November 2019

Marylebone Cricket Club visit our work

We were delighted to be visited by members of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) yesterday at our Headquarters in Pokhara, 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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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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7th June 2019

From jungle warfare to a peaceful village life

Rifleman Bhim Prasad Rai proudly served with the 6th Gurkha Rifles between December 1944 and January 1947. “I went to…

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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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28th April 2019

April: Our month in pictures

Take a look through our galleries to see photographs from our visits to pensioners’ homes and work with communities to build clean water systems.

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