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 »
The devastating 7.9 earthquake on April 25th, the 7.3 earthquake on May 12th and all subsequent aftershocks (well over 100 since and still ongoing to a lesser degree nowadays) have… More »
“For me, the 25th April 2015 started just like any other Saturday morning. As it was a day off from work, I spent the morning relaxing at home, sending some… More »
The laughing and shouting of the kids guided me up the hill and over the rubble of Umbrella’s toppled ‘Wall of Hope’ into Camp Umbrella on the playgrounds of Manaslu,… More »
“Dear sponsors, supporters, well-wishers, I want to start with expressing my sincere gratitude for your huge outpouring of moral and financial support! Knowing you’re not in this alone and that… More »
On Saturday morning April 25th, a 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck north west Nepal devastating the districts of Lamjung and Gorkha and entire sections of the capital city, Kathmandu. The impact… More »
Namaste all! I’d like to take this self-indulgent opportunity to say my thanks and farewells so *Spoiler Alert* do excuse me as things may get a little cheesey! Four years… More »
Dear All, Namaste! Two years of my work with Umbrella was very exciting and memorable time and really enjoyed my work and learnt a lot and thank you for providing… More »
A very special Dashain for brothers Lokendra and Rajesh after they were reunited with their little sister Soni after eight years of separation.