Approaching his graduation from our youth program (NSYEP) and leaving the formal care of Umbrella, Shiva decided to write and share his story. A window into the life of a… More »
News tagged: Rural Community
Thanks to those who supported our ‘Bring them Home for Dashain’ campaign and the ongoing support of sponsors and donors internationally, Bimila went home for the first time in 9… More »
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 »
Every Dashain, we try to bring home as many children as possible so they can spend time together during the festival, rebuilding broken bonds.
The one thing more entertaining and challenging than teaching children is training their teachers. Perhaps because it includes an unusual mix of Irish dancing, cornflake crispy cakes and the promise… 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 »
Ram Kumar and his brothers were trafficked to Kathmandu and dumped in an ‘orphanage’. Rescued by Umbrella, they are now reintegrated with their family.
Alana from Australia went to Gatlang, a rural village where 19 Umbrella children are reintegrated, to teach as a volunteer in the local school.