Thanks to all the support for the ‘Bring them Home for Dashain’ festival, all but 13 children spent the festival with their families and relatives. For the children who couldn’t… More »
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Every Dashain, we try to bring home as many children as possible so they can spend time together during the festival, rebuilding broken bonds.
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 »
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 »
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!
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 »