In 2021… we will carefully wind down our operations. The Executive Team and the Board of Directors at The Umbrella Foundation in Ireland have spent the past year discussing the… More »

Sem Gyalmo came to Umbrella in 2008 after being separated from her parents, and lived in Umbrella’s care until she was reintegrated back with her Aunt in 2012, in the… More »

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 »

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 »