Gurkha veteran Indra Bahadur Rai
“My Army number and my name is the reason why the British Government is looking after me. Yes, I know my Army number, there is no way I can forget it. It’s 80687 RFN Indra Bahadur Rai.”
“I had seven children to look after by myself”
Jasuda lives in a home which she shares with 11 other family members just ten minutes’ drive from our nearest…
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…
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…
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.
Our year in numbers
A look back at our work in Nepal last year Every year we publish an Annual Review, in addition to…
October: Our month in pictures
View our galleries to find out what we’ve been up to throughout October.
A debt of honour to Gurkha families – one woman’s story
“Life has been hard.” Sukla Pun tells us when we reach her home in Punthok, a remote village in Nepal’s hilly Rolpa District. Over the years, the 77-year-old widow has been dealt an incredibly difficult hand.
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…
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…