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.
A group shot of the Umbrella Youths graduation trip to Jhule (July 2012) All Umbrella Youths who had recently passed their School Leaving Certificate (SLC), thanks to the help of… More »
(July 2012) by Dolores McWeeney, volunteer from Ireland. I was part of the first group of volunteers for 2012 for the Umbrella Foundation. It was a fantastic experience and the… More »
Arjun Dhakal came to Umbrella a tired and fragile teenager, with his sick younger brother under his arm 5years ago after spending years on the streets of Kathmandu. With the… More »
(July 2012) They had been studying hard all year and it was an almost 100% record for our kids in their SLC exams this year. The youths sat their exams… More »
(July 2012) From the mountainous Dhading district of Nepal, Sangita, along with 33 other children, originally came to Umbrella after they were rescued from the dilapidated Sova Bagwati home in 2005… More »
(June 2012) Dutch P.E. teachers are welcomed to Umbrella On Sunday the 10th of June, the children of the Umbrella Foundation welcomed two very special guests to Kathmandu. Jost and Kevin,… More »
Umbrella Youth Culture programme: 9th June 2012 After weeks of hard work and preparation finally the talented youth of Umbrella got to show case their routines they have put together with… More »
Rescued from a corrupt orphanage, Pasang arrived in Umbrella scared and totally alone. With no information on her background, Umbrella became Pasang’s family….until an incredible chance discovery at school by her friend led to her finding her family again.