Rajan Thapa is working as a Lab Assistant in the Asian Plus Medical Center, a polyclinic in Gongabu, and he manages the whole clinic with the support from two other… 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 »
Umbrella has been supporting rural schools and their communities since 2007. In that time, with your kind support, we have supported 26 schools, 13 VDC’s (village development committees) in 5… 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 latest newsletter to see the activities and achievements of the past few months! Click here to read it.
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 »
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 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 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 »
“For it is in giving that we receive …”, St. Francis of Assisi’s prayer goes, and it has never been more true than when I became a sponsor at Umbrella… More »
Stuart McCarthy (left) is a UK trained teacher who spent 4 years working at The British School Kathmandu. Having set up a school support project in Dhading, he shared his… More »
The Umbrella Foundation celebrated St. Patrick’s Day on Saturday, holding its 3rd annual parade in a raucous procession of green and orange through the streets of Swayambhu. Volunteers and children… More »
The children in Nepal made a video to thank our patron and Irish rugby captain, Jamie Heaslip, and everyone involved in the Umbrella 7′s tournament! Read about Jamie Heaslip’s visit… More »
Ram Kumar and his brothers were trafficked to Kathmandu and dumped in an ‘orphanage’. Rescued by Umbrella, they are now reintegrated with their family.
Volunteer teacher Brian taught the locals to play gaelic football and organised big match in the school during his placement in Gatlang – a first in Nepal!
The children achieved great results in their second term exams – testament to our work in providing them access to quality education thanks to your support.