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27th September 2018

Preparing for the worst – throwlines in Nepal

Every year in Nepal over 200 people drown in flood water caused by monsoon rain. This happens every year between…

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17th September 2018

The Gurkha regiments explained

Our simplified guide to the Brigade of Gurkha’s complex regimental system.

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24th August 2018

Captain Bhagtasing Pun 1917 – 2018

Captain Bhagtasing Pun passed away this month in Pokhara, Nepal, aged 101 Bhagtasing enlisted into the Brigade of Gurkhas in…

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24th July 2018

5 ways Nepal’s monsoon season affects our work

Nepal’s monsoon season occurs from June to September every year. We do whatever we can to make sure the Gurkha veterans and widows we care for are safe.

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31st May 2018

The Bassa (King) who loves to sing

Meet Gurkha veteran Rifleman Sancha Bahadur Tamang. He’s 97 years old. He served for the British Army during World War Two.

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1st November 2017

World War True: The story of Captain Bhaktasing Pun MM

Last week, The History Channel released a video about the Gurkhas as part of their World War True series. As…

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15th September 2017

Gurkha hero Gayam Gurung

When we visited Gayam Gurung, he spoke with pride of his time as a Gurkha in the British Army. “I…

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23rd August 2017

World War Two veteran battles the Nepal floods

World War Two veteran Rifleman Manbahadur Limbu’s home has been damaged by the recent severe flooding in Nepal.

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15th August 2017

Major floods hit Nepal

The homeland of our Gurkha pensioners is currently facing its worst rains in 15 years. Read on for our latest update from the field.

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8th August 2017

Living with disability: a Gurkha hero’s daughter

Life in Nepal can be hard at the best of times. For those who suffer from a disability, it can be an almost impossible experience.

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