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 »
“For it is in giving that we receive …”, St. Francis of Assisi’s prayer goes, and it has never been more true than when I became a sponsor at Umbrella… 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 »
The Umbrella Foundation celebrated St. Patrick’s Day on Saturday, holding its 3rd annual parade in a raucous procession of green and orange through the streets of Swayambhu. Volunteers and children… More »
The children in Nepal made a video to thank our patron and Irish rugby captain, Jamie Heaslip, and everyone involved in the Umbrella 7’s tournament! Read about Jamie Heaslip’s visit… 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.
Volunteer teacher Brian taught the locals to play gaelic football and organised big match in the school during his placement in Gatlang – a first in Nepal!
The children achieved great results in their second term exams – testament to our work in providing them access to quality education thanks to your support.
With inflation in Nepal and economic problems worldwide, Mac calls out for volunteers, supporters and sponsors to keep Umbrella’s children’s futures secure.