Earlier this year, we finished building taps for 160 households in Jorpokhari, located in the Panchthar District of Nepal. These taps are connected to a clean water source, meaning that the 853 people who live in the village now have access to clean water on their doorstep.
The Gurkhas are soldiers from Nepal who are recruited into the British Army, and have been for the last 200 years. Gurkhas are known to be as fearless in combat as they are good natured in daily life.
To this day, they remain renowned for their loyalty, professionalism and bravery.
Read the history of the famous Gurkhas in our timeline.
We are proud to be one of the nominated charities for the Last Overland expedition beginning later this month.
The Oxford & Cambridge Far Eastern Expedition – The First Overland – made history in 1955 by being the first to drive from London to Singapore. That young team inspired generations of adventurers through their extraordinary endeavour, showing many remote corners of the world on film for the first time.
Each of our 21 Area Welfare Centres across the country celebrated with a party – take a look at our gallery see how they got on.
We rely on donations to support our vital work with Gurkha veterans and widows in Nepal. If you’re fundraising for us, here’s how you can set up a JustGiving page for yourself or your team. We also show you how you can set up a Fundraiser on Facebook.
Heavier rains than usual cause substantial flooding. Dozens of people have been killed and many are missing following heavy monsoon…
Getting clean water directly to communities in Nepal is difficult. We break down the 10 steps that we take to build and maintain access to clean water.
In 1974, when Simon Hood was seven years-old he sat and watched soldiers from the 10th Gurkha Rifles training at Dhekelia Garrison in Cyprus.
Last month, he took part in a challenging sponsored walk in aid of us.
A huge congratulations to everyone who took part in the inaugural Gurkha Doko Challenge last week (22 June). The…
The saying ‘If you live long enough, you get to see everything’ has been true for me now. Our two…
Former Queen’s Gurkha Engineer Ghanshyam Rai served in Malaya and Brunei in the late 50s and early 60s. Unfortunately he…
We are delighted that our Chairman and a member of our team here in the UK have been recognised in…