A Gurkha widow asked us for help. Watch what happened next.
80 year-old Gurkha widow Nandakali Khatri asked us if her home could be painted. We saw an opportunity for our headquarters staff to get their hands dirty!
Our debt of honour to the Gurkhas
Hari Bahadur Chhetri joined the Gurkhas in the midst of World War Two. As he’s grown older, life has become hard for the veteran.
War stories from a Gurkha hero
Chandra Bahadur Sunuwar was only 18 when he signed up to fight in the Second World War. The war had already been raging for over two years.
The book that helped build a school in Nepal
Sophie Maliphant was in Nepal on 25 April 2015 when the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit. Though she left the country shortly after the quake, the experience of sharing the country’s fear and pain stayed with her.
The earthquake in Nepal – three years on
Today (25 April 2018) marks three years since the devastating earthquake in Nepal, which killed nearly 9,000 people and injured around 22,000.
Gurkha widow Manisara Thapa: How we’ve helped
Twenty years ago, 92 year-old Manisara Thapa’s life was far from easy. Her husband, Rifleman Balsing passed away in 1988,…
A Gurkha family’s near-death experience
When we visited World War Two veteran Dandar Bahadur Magar, he was relaxing on the veranda of his newly built…
A new home for Manmaya
88-year-old Gurkha widow Manmaya Ghale was married to the late Rifleman Tekbahadur Ghale. Her husband was a World War Two…
Helping hand for a loyal friend
Gyan Bahadur Sunuwar supported our Gurkha veterans throughout a decade of civil war. When he lost his home to earthquakes, we stepped in to help him back to his feet
Life after the earthquakes: Gurkha widow Dhanpurni Gurung
Two months after her husband passed away, Gurkha widow Dhanpurni Gurung found herself at the epicentre of Nepal’s devastating earthquakes.