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 »
Suraj and his elder brother Amar became displaced from their family, lived at another organization and lived homeless on the street for a time. A man promised to bring them… More »
As the academic year drew to a close in late March, the children were all working hard in preparation for the their end-of-year exams. Umbrella provided extra tuition classes to… More »
Run, jog or walk the Dublin’s Women’s mini marathon for Umbrella this June 2nd!
Junu is one of a group of children, who came to Kathmandu from Jumla in December 2005, and who were living in the rooms of college students in Kathmandu who… More »
Sadly, corrupt ‘orphanages’ continue to operate in Nepal but thankfully efforts to close them and rescue children also continue to be made. Although, unable to carry out rescue operations ourselves… More »
This month we said goodbye to 4 staff members who are moving on and passing the torch. Our infinite thanks and best wishes go to Macartan Gaughan, our excellent Country Director,… More »
On Wednesday 25th December 2013, the annual Umbrella Christmas Cup took place. After a spot of trouble trying to fix a pitch to play on, we managed to get access… More »
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 »