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 »
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 »
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 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 »
Have a read of our latest newsletter to see the activities and achievements of the past few months! Click here to read it.
With inflation in Nepal and economic problems worldwide, Mac calls out for volunteers, supporters and sponsors to keep Umbrella’s children’s futures secure.
On December 25th, all Umbrella children and youths in Kathmandu made their way to Tribhuvan University grounds for the yearly Christmas Cup football tournament. Annapurna’s A Team and the Youth’s… More »
Maya (Denmark) at sunrise on the Ghorepani Trek in Pokhara. Umbrella Trekking has launched successfully in 2012 with 5 expeditions booked on 3 different routes in our first season! Seven of… More »
2012 has been a landmark year for reintegrating children in Umbrella – with 156 children reintegrated to date! Read all about re-integration – what it is, why we do it… More »
As the youngest member of the Sagarmatha House family in Umbrella, Kopila is doted on by her sisters. And with a smile like that, it’s hard not to! Last week,… More »
Return to Rasuwa (November 2012) Sitting atop the bus to Rasuwa, I was full of emotions. It had been 18 months since I was there before volunteering in the… More »
Dashain Trip 2012 (October 2012) What a week to arrive in Nepal, smack down in the middle of Dashain! Many of the kids had gone back home to… More »
(from right): Fr Eanna, Stephen, Kian and Philip in our Kanchenjunga home, where they were volunteering (August 2012) by Stephen Gaffney This summer I and nine other students from Terenure… More »