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12th December 2018

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!

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19th October 2018

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.

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10th August 2018

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.

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14th May 2018

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.

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25th April 2018

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.

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8th January 2018

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,…

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15th December 2017

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…

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31st October 2017

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…

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24th July 2017

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

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13th July 2017

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.

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