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 »
The Umbrella Foundation has rescued over 380 orphaned, trafficked and vulnerable children in Nepal since 2005 and in October 2013 and (separately) March 2014 we invite you to join us… More »
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 »
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 »