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30th October 2020

How Darlington changed the lives of thousands in Nepal

For the last 20 years, the Trust has been generously supported each November through a concert by The Band of…

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27th October 2020

Light at the end of the tunnel: Khagi’s story

Earlier this year we told you the story of Khagi Thapa, the widow of a Gurkha who fell victim to…

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19th February 2020

Why we’re rebuilding Gurkhas’ homes: one veteran’s story

When Rifleman Uttamkumar Rai signed up to serve the British Army 62 years ago, he had no idea about the challenges that lay ahead.

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14th January 2020

Our year in numbers

A look back at our work in Nepal last year Every year we publish an Annual Review, in addition to…

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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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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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20th March 2019

3 of the 300 homes we’re building

Thanks to donations from our amazing supporters, we’re taking pre-emptive action by building 300 earthquake-resilient homes for Gurkha veterans and widows over the next three years.

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21st February 2019

Be inspired: 5 inspirational quotes from the Gurkhas

Inspired by their indomitable spirit, we’ve compiled some words of positivity and hope from Gurkha veterans and widows we care for in Nepal.

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4th February 2019

300 homes appeal: what your donations look like

You may have recently received our latest fundraising appeal as we strive to build 300 earthquake-resilient homes across Nepal. With your help, we can build 100 earthquake-resilient homes each year, for the next three years.

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1st February 2019

World War Two soldier’s hearing loss & his widow’s secret

During World War Two, Gurkha soldier Lalsing Ghale lost his hearing. He was discharged from the Army on medical grounds. But should he have been?

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