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 »

Umbrella 7′s Canada!

As the Rugby7s in Rio draws to a close with the Canadian ladies team taking home bronze, the Umbrella 7′s Canada is ramping up! The Umbrella 7′s Canada and Umbrella 7′s Ireland have been up and… More »

Junu is one of a group of children, who came to Kathmandu from Humla in December 2005, and who were living in the rooms of college students in Kathmandu who… More »

Sadly, corrupt ‘orphanages’ continue to operate in Nepal but thankfully efforts to close them and rescue children also continue to be made. Although, unable to carry out rescue operations ourselves… More »

This month we said goodbye to 4 staff members who are moving on and passing the torch. Our infinite thanks and best wishes go to Macartan Gaughan, our excellent Country Director,… More »

Inspired by the ‘Stop Violence Against Women’ Campaign run by the Human Rights Film Festival Nepal (HRFFN) and the British Council in Kathmandu, and just in time for International Human… More »