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…
Our guide to British Army Medals
Here are just some of the medals awarded to Gurkhas – many of which our veterans still proudly own today.…
It’s no longer just money that our pensioners need
Sargeant Buddhi Bal Gurung served with the Gurkhas for 11 years from 1941. Our teams visit him often to pay…
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.
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.
Help us harness the rain for brave veterans
When Gurkha veteran Rifleman Hauda Thapa returned from the army to Nepal back in 1946 he struggled to get by…
From the jungles of Borneo to the hills of Nepal
After being a soldier for so long, adjusting to a life of subsistence farming back in Nepal was a shock to the system for Thambahadur.
New winter clothes for our pensioners
Gurkha veterans and widows were delighted to receive brand new colourful coats to keep them warm this winter
Brightening their beverages
Gurkha veterans and widows at our Residential Home in Dharan were very excited to receive some early Christmas presents recently.
Our mobile medical equipment
When staff head into the hilly terrain of Nepal in 4x4s, on motorbike or on foot, they have to travel light. When they arrive at a vulnerable Gurkha veteran’s house, they have to have the equipment to diagnose and treat them.