I’m reminded of these cheesey song lyrics when I think of sisters Sapana (pictured) and Anjana and their Umbrella story. The girls came from Solukhumbu, a himalyan area in the… More »
News of 2013
Thanks to all the support for the ‘Bring them Home for Dashain’ festival, all but 13 children spent the festival with their families and relatives. For the children who couldn’t… More »
Sudip came to Umbrella in 2006, having been lost from his loving father. In 2013, they were reunited through the work of Umbrella’s reintegration team!
Every Dashain, we try to bring home as many children as possible so they can spend time together during the festival, rebuilding broken bonds.
Sabina, 9 years old, has been rescued from a life of domestic servitude in Kathmandu by Umbrella and reintegrated with her uncle, aunt and cousins in the Sindabolchowk district of… More »
In March 2013, Umbrella worked with Stichting Veldwerk (SV), a Dutch INGO, to close their children’s homes in the Sindhupalchok district of Nepal (5 hours from Kathmandu) and reintegrate the… More »
In April, 25 of the children in our homes and 3 reintegrated children sat the School Leaving Certificate (SLC) examinations. Upon finishing these, they undertook a volunteer placement in their… More »
“For it is in giving that we receive …”, St. Francis of Assisi’s prayer goes, and it has never been more true than when I became a sponsor at Umbrella… More »