Since June this year, Umbrella has been involved in the rescue and reintegration of children from an abusive and poorly run orphanage in one of Nepal’s main tourist districts. This… More »
In 2006, the Central Child Welfare Board closed down a unregistered children’s home in Dallu and placed Rajan* in Umbrella’s care, along with his caretaker Rabin. Rajan was originally a… 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 »
Have a read of our latest newsletter to see the activities and achievements of the past few months! Click here to read it.
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 Jumla 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 »
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 »