Rajan Thapa is working as a Lab Assistant in the Asian Plus Medical Center, a polyclinic in Gongabu, and he manages the whole clinic with the support from two other… More »
On the 8th April, 2017, we held a large picnic to celebrate 12 years of The Umbrella Foundation. Over 300 children, youth and staff attended on the day, and it… More »
Umbrella has been supporting rural schools and their communities since 2007. In that time, with your kind support, we have supported 26 schools, 13 VDC’s (village development committees) in 5… More »
We are proud to announce that our team in Nuwakot district (who are implementing a UNICEF funded project) have been given three awards recently for their outstanding work. On the… More »
Have a read of our Spring 2017 newsletter to see the activities and achievements of the past few months. Click here to read it or download the pdf version.
Chettra was born in Wallung village, Makalu VDC of Sankhuwasabha District in 2003. When he was three years old his mother passed away with severe stomach issues. Two years after… More »
The devastating 7.9 earthquake on April 25th, the 7.3 earthquake on May 12th and all subsequent aftershocks (well over 100 since and still ongoing to a lesser degree nowadays) have… More »
In Nepal things are rapidly changing for women in the workforce, and here at Umbrella we are very proud to have women heading 3 of our main departments. They not… More »
Saturday 25th of April: “My son rang me at 9 o ‘clock in the morning to inform me that Nepal was hit by an earthquake. We knew Caroline, Umbrella Country… More »
“For me, the 25th April 2015 started just like any other Saturday morning. As it was a day off from work, I spent the morning relaxing at home, sending some… More »
The laughing and shouting of the kids guided me up the hill and over the rubble of Umbrella’s toppled ‘Wall of Hope’ into Camp Umbrella on the playgrounds of Manaslu,… More »
“Dear sponsors, supporters, well-wishers, I want to start with expressing my sincere gratitude for your huge outpouring of moral and financial support! Knowing you’re not in this alone and that… More »
On Saturday morning April 25th, a 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck north west Nepal devastating the districts of Lamjung and Gorkha and entire sections of the capital city, Kathmandu. The impact… More »
Namaste all! I’d like to take this self-indulgent opportunity to say my thanks and farewells so *Spoiler Alert* do excuse me as things may get a little cheesey! Four years… More »
Dear All, Namaste! Two years of my work with Umbrella was very exciting and memorable time and really enjoyed my work and learnt a lot and thank you for providing… More »
A very special Dashain for brothers Lokendra and Rajesh after they were reunited with their little sister Soni after eight years of separation.