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 »

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 »

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.

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 »

The Women of Umbrella

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 »

A landmark year for Umbrella, as 5 of the children achieved Distinction marks in their School Leaving Certificate and 2 students were given a special award for their outstanding results…. More »

This year the annual ‘Ring of Kerry’ cycle for Umbrella is migrating east to Wicklow! This unique fundraising event takes place over one day where participants take part in a… More »

The Dublin Women’s Mini Marathon took place on a glorious afternoon on June 2nd this year. A huge thank you to Ciara for organising the Umbrella MiniMarathoners Team and of… More »