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 »
At Umbrella, we are delighted to be able to talk about our new project, the Chautari Youth Centre (CYC). But first, we want to give a huge, huge thank you… More »
Have a read of our latest newsletter to see the activities and achievements of the past few months! Click here to read it.
As always, we try to keep costs to an absolute minimum and ensure that money and donations are stretched as far as possible. While we encourage the children to look… More »
Suraj and his elder brother Amar became displaced from their family, lived at another organization and lived homeless on the street for a time. A man promised to bring them… 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 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 »