1993 - 2018

OUR 25th ANNIVERSARY

We are a British-based charity whose main focus is improving the education and health services to young people living in remote areas of Nepal.

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Our History

Founded by two friends and former Queens Gurkha Engineers, Tom Langridge MBE & Chandra Bahadur Gurung with a mission to improve the standard of schools and education in the remote mountain communities of Nepal. 

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OUR IMPACT

Over the last 25 years we raised over £3.5 million for projects and causes all across Nepal. A total of 237 individual projects, with 656 classrooms built and 39,000 students given an education to help improve their lives.

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Our Work

CONSTRUCTION 
PROJECTS

We currently deliver around 4-6 new construction projects per year along with a variety of smaller refurbishment and facility improvements as well.

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Vidhya Nikuaja School
Project Cost:
£35,000

We are currently seeking funding for the following project.

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We've been working in Nepal for over 25 years.

The Pahar Trust Nepal was established by two ex-servicemen of the Bridge of Gurkhas in 1993. Tom Langridge MBE and Chandra Bahadur Gurung, who both served as Warrant Officers in the Queen's Gurkha Engineers. Both men wanted to help improve the poor standards of education found in Nepal's mountain region. Learn more

Our Mission

To provide students with an environment to study that is safe, pleasant and conducive to receiving a high standard of education.​​​

Our Goals

To remove practical, social and cultural barriers to education and seek to be as inclusive as possible.​

Recent Projects

Our work is primarily focused in the mid-western Nepali foothills and the far-east of the country with an aim to build safe, durable schools that provide students with an encouraging environment in which to learn.

In addition to school construction projects we also undertake a variety of other projects including the construction of community health posts, early education centres, water supply and sanitation projects, provision of sports facilities, school hostels, school extension work and renovation & repair works.

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Shree Himalaya Saraswati

In September 2016, Tamu Dhee UK approached PTN to support the construction of a new school in Khading.

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Shree Ramkot Secondary

During the 2015 earthquake the existing two storey building at Ramkot were destroyed.

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Shree Gyan Prakash School

To provide a science lab, computer room and meeting hall as well as enabling more classes to be run each day for 320 students.

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Shree Himalaya, Mauja, Kaski

Pahar Trust was approached by the community of Mauja, Kaski for support to replace their existing school buildings for 150 students.

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BUILDING
CHILDREN'S FUTURES

Our schools are secure & durable structures that are earthquake resistant.

They built in a location, and to a specification based on an extensive consultation with the local population and in line with Nepali Government regulations.

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What can you do to help?

There's lots of things you can do to help our work

Make a donation

By making a single, monthly or legacy donation, you will help change the lives of children in Nepal now & for years to come.

Become a volunteer

We have volunteers both in the UK & in Nepal work carry out a variety of work. If you are interested please vist our 'Get Involved' page

Become a partner

We work in conjunction with other NGOs, charities &  commercial organisations, if your organisation would like help, please get in touch.

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Become a LINK SCHOOL!

Our school linking programme provides a fantastic opportunity for students to share and learn about the culture and experiences in both the UK and Nepal. School links are a great way to bring international education to life and to help students in the UK understand important global issues while building lasting friendships.

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  • EDUCATION

    Building safe, secure and comfortable schools and supporting teachers to provide high quality education.

  • HEalth

    Provide and improve access to health services and advice to isolated rural communities.

  • WATER & SANITATION

    Ensuring that all schools have sanitation facilities and providing safe water supplies to communities.