What we decided: Just over a year ago in September 2019, we publicly announced our plan to carefully wind down our operations in 2021. This was a difficult decision… More »
Hello to our dear friends and supporters, As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread across the world, particularly in neighbouring India, all of us here in Nepal are doing our… 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.
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 »
(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.
Over one year ago, Umbrella proudly proclaimed the return of 54 Umbrella children to their home district of Rasuwa. This was the first step in a new chapter in their… More »