20/01/2022 Many thanks to Ollie, Andrea, Maddi and Clarice for the insightful presentation. It has been a great journey and a mutual learning experience for past few months. We are very humbled and proud to have been able to deliver Community Group Placement at The Gurkha Centre for the second consecutive year despite limited humanContinue reading “Community Group Placement – Student Presentation (BSc Global Health, Imperial College London)”
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BSc. Global Health Students Group Presentation On The Gurkha Centre.
12/01/2021 A group of BSc. Global Health Students from Imperial College London present their findings from Community Group Placement (CGP) with The Gurkha Centre. The presenting group were the first cohort to choose The Gurkha Centre as their placement. The placement started in October 2020 and was completed in December 2020. We are very humbledContinue reading “BSc. Global Health Students Group Presentation On The Gurkha Centre.”
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year
25/12/2021 It has been a challenging few years for most of us. Yet, we have been fortunate to see some remarkable deeds of compassion, dedication and generosity from our staff, volunteers, teachers and partners – both statutory and third sector. We are grateful to our funders, well-wisher and those who have believed in our causeContinue reading “Merry Christmas and Happy New Year”
21157299 WO2 HARI PUN SPEAKS HIGHLY OF THE GURKHA CENTRE.
19/12/2021 21157299 Retired Warrant Officer Class 2 (WO2) Hari Pun shares his knowledge, experience and views in a recorded voice message about The Gurkha Centre and the support it provides to the Gurkha soldiers, veterans and families in the United Kingdom.
On Remembrance Week, We Honour the Fallen and Continue to Serve the Living
13/11/2021 On Saturday evening of Remembrance week, we completed two referrals for assistance to The Royal British Legion for a retired Gurkha Warrant Officer (WO2) from Bracknel and his co-tenant, a Gurkha widow. The veteran served in the Brigade of Gurkhas for 22 years before retiring in the rank of WO2. During his service, heContinue reading “On Remembrance Week, We Honour the Fallen and Continue to Serve the Living”
The Second Cohort of BSc. Global Health Students from Imperial College London Begin Community Group Placement at The Gurkha Centre.
14/11/2021 On Monday the 8th Nov 2021, we had the honour of welcoming a group of BSc Global Health Students from Imperial College London as part of their Community Group Placement (CGP) with us. The students will remain with us for another 5 weekly sessions to learn about the socio-demographic profile and health and diseaseContinue reading “The Second Cohort of BSc. Global Health Students from Imperial College London Begin Community Group Placement at The Gurkha Centre.”
Serving the Gurkha Widows
24/10/2021 Tirtha Maya Rai is one of the Gurkha widows that we have been supporting since she arrived in the UK for settlement in 2020. Her husband, late Kul Bahadur Rai, served in the Brigade of Gurkha for nearly 16 years and was retired as a Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO) in 1964. Late Kul Bahadur RaiContinue reading “Serving the Gurkha Widows”
A Short Documentary on the Brief History of The Gurkha Centre
12/10/2021 A short documentry on the brief history of The Gurkha Centre filmed by Sultàn Edhingo the director and proprietor of Sultan Films Production. Thank you all for your support and for attending the charity event on 09th October 2021. We wish you a Dashain 2021.
The Gurkha Centre’s Pledge to the UK Armed Forces, Particularly the Gurkhas
08/10/2021 The UK armed forces runs deep within our charitable purposes, particularly the Brigade of Gurkhas; therefore, we are extremely proud to announce that we have signed the Armed Forces Covenant. Our declaration is a pledge that together we acknowledge and understand that those who serve or have served in the armed forces, and theirContinue reading “The Gurkha Centre’s Pledge to the UK Armed Forces, Particularly the Gurkhas”
The Gurkha Centre Receives £7200 cash boost from Heathrow Community Trust and the National Lottery Community Fund
23/08/2021 The Gurkha Centre Covid-19 Community Response Project Receives £7200 cash boost from Heathrow Community Trust and the National Lottery Community Fund A community project set up to deliver a much-needed social hub for our beneficiaries and support our volunteers with specialist fundraising and organisational skill has received a £7200 grant from Heathrow Community Trust working inContinue reading “The Gurkha Centre Receives £7200 cash boost from Heathrow Community Trust and the National Lottery Community Fund”