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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
As the academic year drew to a close in late March, the children were all working hard in preparation for the their end-of-year exams. Umbrella provided extra tuition classes to… More »
Run, jog or walk the Dublin’s Women’s mini marathon for Umbrella this June 2nd!
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 »
On Wednesday 25th December 2013, the annual Umbrella Christmas Cup took place. After a spot of trouble trying to fix a pitch to play on, we managed to get access… More »
Thanks to those who supported our ‘Bring them Home for Dashain’ campaign and the ongoing support of sponsors and donors internationally, Bimila went home for the first time in 9… 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 »