Visiting Royal Gurkha Rifles raise Ksh80k for Kenyan charities

Gurkha Rifles in Kenya
The Royal Gurkha Rifles raised Ksh 80k for two Kenyan charities. Photo: Facebook/BATUKOfficial

In consultation with the British Army Training Unit Kenya (BATUK), A Company, 2 Royal Gurkha Rifles, who are based in Brunei but currently deployed in Kenya, conducted a charity event at Neema Infant Rescue Centre and Nanyuki Children’s Home.

Gurkha Rifles in Kenya
The Royal Gurkha Rifles were only in Kenya for a week. Photo: Facebook/BATUKOfficial

Despite only being deployed in Kenya for six weeks, A Company managed to raise a total of Ksh 80,000.

Gurkha Rifles in Kenya
The money raised will be split between he Neema Infant Rescue Centre and Nanyuki Children’s Home. Photo: Facebook/BATUKOfficial

This was spilt evenly between the two organisations which will allow the charities to  purchase appropriate essentials for the children.

Gurkha Rifles in Kenya
The fundraising initiative was organised in consultation with BATUK. Photo: Facebook/BATUKOfficial

Through their Facebook page, BATUK congratulated and thanked everyone who had been involved in the initiative.

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