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    Weʼve raised £4,877 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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    Canterbury, United Kingdom
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    Funded on Thursday, 8th March 2018

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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 MAGAR8 months ago
      IAN ALEXANDER RIGDEN FOR HARI BUDHA MAGAR

      IAN ALEXANDER RIGDEN FOR HARI BUDHA MAGAR

      8 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 MAGAR8 months ago
      IAN ALEXANDER RIGDEN FOR HARI BUDHA MAGAR

      IAN ALEXANDER RIGDEN FOR HARI BUDHA MAGAR

      8 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

      Share this update to help us raise more

    8 months ago

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    Supporters

    111

    • Lyn Crouch

      Lyn Crouch

      Feb 24, 2018

      £10.00

    • James Hannigan-Train

      James Hannigan-Train

      Feb 24, 2018

      Enormous respect. Keep inspiring others. You have inspired me to face my problems. Go get it!!!!

      £20.00

    • Karen Rashleigh

      Karen Rashleigh

      Feb 21, 2018

      You are truly inspirational! I have no link to the armed forces but have supported Combat Stress for years & when I read your amazing story felt I must support your challenge.Good luck all the team!

      £50.00

    • Catherine morton

      Catherine morton

      Feb 10, 2018

      Go for it, live your dream

      £10.00

    • Livy bilham

      Livy bilham

      Feb 8, 2018

      🗻🗻🗻 sending all my love and support!

      £10.00

    • pinkdragons17

      pinkdragons17

      Feb 3, 2018

      Believing in you Hari ❤️

      £50.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Feb 1, 2018

      Wish you success with your goal!

      £30.00

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    IAN ALEXANDER RIGDEN FOR HARI BUDHA MAGAR

    IAN ALEXANDER RIGDEN FOR HARI BUDHA MAGAR

    Canterbury, United Kingdom

    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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