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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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17th May 2019

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…

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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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16th April 2019

50 years in Nepal: Our original appeal

50 years ago our founders set themselves the target of raising £1 million Below is our original appeal literature, with…

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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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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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8th January 2019

“My grandchildren are my vehicle!”

Our staff asked widow Lachimi Kumri Rai why she hadn’t travelled to our Welfare Centre by car or bus…

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17th December 2018

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.

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14th December 2018

New winter clothes for our pensioners

Gurkha veterans and widows were delighted to receive brand new colourful coats to keep them warm this winter

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