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1st December 2020

“I had seven children to look after by myself”

Jasuda lives in a home which she shares with 11 other family members just ten minutes’ drive from our nearest…

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19th November 2020

World Toilet Day 2020: How toilets help villages in Nepal

Today is World Toilet Day, so let’s take a moment to think about something we often take for granted: our…

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21st September 2020

Gurkha veteran awarded by President of Nepal

We are delighted to announce Captain Purna Limbu who works with us in Nepal has won a prestigious award from…

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News
7th July 2020

How a Japanese sword from WWII is helping Gurkha veterans

During World War Two, a medical student volunteered for military service. Little did he know, his experience and a wartime…

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6th July 2020

From Nepal to your living room – our lockdown live streams

As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads across the world, we know it’s important for you to be kept abreast of our…

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9th June 2020

Talking to Tom: How tablets are enriching the lives of our Gurkha veterans and widows

Lockdown leisure at our Residential Homes To control the spread of COVID-19, it was important for Nepal to implement strict…

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11th May 2020

Soldiers serving in Iraq fundraise for the Gurkhas

British soldiers currently deployed in Iraq have set themselves the tallest challenge to raise money for The Gurkha Welfare Trust.…

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4th May 2020

Staff discuss their experiences visiting veterans during lockdown

Similar to the UK, Nepal has been in lockdown since 24th March. Whilst COVID-19 cases in Nepal remain manageable, if…

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16th April 2020

The 2.6 Challenge

The organisers of the biggest mass participation sports events across the country have come together to create a new campaign…

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26th March 2020

Preparing for disasters with Team Rubicon

This event occurred before Nepal went into lockdown. Nepal’s likelihood of natural disasters and extreme weather makes it a challenging…

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