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 »

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 »

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 »

(November 2011) In June of this year, after two and a half years of dedicated service in Nepal, Amy Mulcahy and Conor Fox bid the Umbrella children and team farewell…. More »

Stephen, Conor and Amy with the Umbrella kids Stephen Going Home As my time with Umbrella in Nepal comes to an end there’s obviously a lot of mixed emotions. I’ll… More »

2011 saw the release of Conor Grennan’s book: ‘Little Princes.’ This non-fiction book beautifully describes Conor’s experiences in Nepal 5 years ago, when he first volunteered in Kathmandu. Conor didn’t… More »