The Gurkhas are soldiers from Nepal who are recruited into the British Army and have been for over 200 years. They are renowned for their loyalty, professionalism and bravery. We ensure that Gurkha veterans, their widows and their wider communities are able to live with dignity in their home-country of Nepal.

Supporting Impoverished Gurkhas

We deliver a package of care to Gurkha veterans and widows to ensure they can live with dignity. Our Pensioner Support Teams journey into the hills of Nepal on motorbikes, in 4×4 vehicles and on-foot to pay them a pension, check their health and deliver medication in their own homes. We’re also there in times of need, be it floods, fire damage or earthquakes, providing extra support to help these brave men and women get back on their feet.

Medical aid

We provide an international standard of medical care for all Gurkha veterans and their families living in Nepal. We give this at our state-of-the-art Medical Clinics, at Medical Camps, during home visits by specialist staff and arranging subsidised treatments at carefully selected national hospitals.

Community aid

Working with local communities in remote villages we provide access to education via the building of schools as well as providing access to clean water for thousands of people in the hills of Nepal.

Nepal is our home. We’ve been there for over 50 years and with your support we’ll be there for 50 more.

Helping the bravest of the brave

For over 200 years the Gurkhas have served alongside us. Help us repay our country’s debt of honour to these brave men and women by giving them the means to live with dignity in their home-country of Nepal.

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