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Weʼre raising £150,000 to support Gurkha disabled veteran Hari Budha Magar to reach the summit of Everest, the first the first bi-lateral,above knee amputee to do so

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About Gurkha Disabled veteran Hari Budha Magar

EXPEDITION HIMALAYAN CONQUEROR - 'Conqueroring Dreams'.

Hari is the epitome of: "Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. " Ralph Waldo Emerson. He has always wanted to make a difference.

Hari grew up within sight of Mount Everest and has always wanted to climb it. As a child, he didn't have the money. As a member of the elite British Royal Gurkha Rifles Gurkha Rifles, he was so busy on training and operations he didn’t have the time. He lost both of his legs in combat in an IED incident in Afghanistan, but this will not stop him and he feels even more determined to succeed. He says that the time is right and we believe him. That's Hari, a true Gurkha and an inspiration to all who meet him.

The path will not be easy. First, there is his The Government of Nepal is considering a requirement that people attempting to climb Mt. Everest first succeed climbing other peaks that exceed 6,000 meters (19,700 feet). They are also considering a ban on people with amputations. The Expedition Plan includes training on peaks that will qualify Hari and the rest of the team for Mount Everest in case the bans are implemented. Before his summit attempt, Hari and the team will have completed 18 months of intense training. Some of the money raised will support this training.

Second, there is his disability, but this will not deter him. Hari aims to be the first bilateral above knee amputee to reach the summit of Mt. Everest, demonstrating the courage, determination and resilience of the Nepali people. He also wants to be an inspiration to other disabled veteran and civilians worldwide, and he wants to raise money for the Gurkha Welfare Trust, Help for Heroes, Walking with Wounded and Combat Stress.

Help us to get this incredible and awe-inspiring human being to the summit by raising the funds to enable him to conquer his dream and benefit others through his personal example of courage in adversity.

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  • IAN ALEXANDER RIGDEN FOR HARI BUDHA MAGAR2 months ago
    IAN ALEXANDER RIGDEN FOR HARI BUDHA MAGAR

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    2 months ago

    Thank you sathi haru. Please pass on the link to all our friends and let us make Hari's dream a reality. I

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    IAN ALEXANDER RIGDEN FOR HARI BUDHA MAGAR

    IAN ALEXANDER RIGDEN FOR HARI BUDHA MAGAR

    2 months ago

    Thank you sathi haru. Please pass on the link to all our friends and let us make Hari's dream a reality. I

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  • John Walker MBE

    John Walker MBE

    Oct 12, 2017

    I know you can do this Hari and I know this has been your dream and we all believe in you Bro 😉👊🏻

    £50.00

  • Surendra Ghale

    Surendra Ghale

    Oct 12, 2017

    Good luck and best wishes gurujee and team.

  • Min Sunuwar

    Min Sunuwar

    Oct 7, 2017

    All the very best numbari RAJA! You are the MAN...

    £50.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Oct 5, 2017

    Well done Hari. Having served in the Brigade of Gurkhas in Malaya his ambitions are not a surprise to me.His achievements are awe inspiring. I have no doubt he will reach the Everest summit.

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Oct 5, 2017

    £30.00

  • Lyn Crouch

    Lyn Crouch

    Oct 2, 2017

    Onwards and Upwards!! 💪

    £10.00

  • Rich Spencer

    Rich Spencer

    Sep 28, 2017

    Inspiring stuff, the best of luck to the team, salaams

    £50.00

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IAN ALEXANDER RIGDEN FOR HARI BUDHA MAGAR

IAN ALEXANDER RIGDEN FOR HARI BUDHA MAGAR

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I am retired Gurkha Officer who has been asked by Hari to be the Chairman of his 2018 Everest Expedition. I was the Chairman of the 2015 and 2017 Gurkha Everest Expeditions. In 2017 9 serving Gurkhas and 4 British personnel reached the summit. Hari's climb leader was one of them.

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