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21st August 2020

In honour of Rifleman Chamar Bahadur Gurung

You may have seen the recent appeal we launched in tribute to the late Rifleman Manbahadur Ghimire. The centenarian passed…

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15th August 2020

VJ Day: A Gurkha veteran’s personal connection

Samsher Gurung joined the Gurkhas in 1941, in the midst of World War Two. He was in Burma when the…

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VJ Day 75: What it means for our pensioners

Today marks a poignant day of remembrance for the Gurkhas On this day 75 years ago, Japan formally surrendered, ending…

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29th July 2020

Kulbir Thapa Residential Home is 10 years old

Ten years ago, the first of our two Residential Homes for Gurkha veterans and widows opened in Pokhara, Nepal. The…

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17th April 2020

A text message to the Gurkhas

Many of the Gurkha veterans and widows we support in Nepal live in remote communities. We visit the most vulnerable…

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17th March 2020

The Irishman who helped discover the Gurkhas

This St Patricks Day, we’re celebrating a connection with the Gurkhas thanks to a very special soldier from Ireland.

“I went there one man and I came out three thousand.”

-General Frederick Young

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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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29th August 2019

August: Our month in pictures

Healthcare in the hilltops We provide an international standard of healthcare and medication to Gurkha veterans and their families living…

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11th June 2019

One Gurkha’s struggle to settle in the UK in retirement

Former Queen’s Gurkha Engineer Ghanshyam Rai served in Malaya and Brunei in the late 50s and early 60s. Unfortunately he…

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