All Waiting Children

21 May 2018

New Video – Go Go, Nikolas!

2018-05-21T16:20:57+00:00 May 21st, 2018|

A wonderful update regarding Nikolas... We just received new video of Nikolas walking and playing. Click on the picture below for complete information about this little sweetie.  

17 May 2018

Adopt from Bulgaria – Adopt Nikolas!

2018-05-21T16:19:01+00:00 May 17th, 2018|

  Nikolas has the sweetest laugh and he loves to receive affection Here's the report from Nikolas' orphanage staff: "Nikolas has just completed 3 years and he is progressing a lot in his development. He is walking much more stably and with bigger confidence. Nikolas improved his walking and also he is improving his fine motor skills.   He is an active boy who loves to be outside and to walk around on the playground. He loves the pushing toys such as baby doll strollers or kids shopping cart and he likes to pick up stuff and put them inside. He is

16 May 2018

Adopt from Bulgaria – Four Times the Love!

2018-05-16T17:48:53+00:00 May 16th, 2018|

  Tobias and his sisters will bring lots of love to a lucky family! (Thanks to our Partners in Hope, a $5,000 grant is available to help with adoption expenses for this sibling group)   Eight yearold Shayla enjoys running, playing and singing.She likes school, except, maybe, for math. Shayla gets along well with everyone, but she especically loves her brother and sisters!  Selina is  ten years old and full of energy! Selina needs extra help with her school work but she is excellent at drawing and arts and crafts.  Tobias is twelve. He loves his sisters but, as

9 May 2018

Adopt from Bulgaria – Adopt Ian!

2018-05-09T16:21:06+00:00 May 9th, 2018|

Ian sounds a lot like most of the other fourteen year old boys we have known!  Fourteen year old Ian likes to play soccer and basketball. Like many boys, Ian's interest in sports and games far outweighs his commitment to schoolwork.  Here's what his social workers have to report: Ian gets very involved in a role in the game and can play it for long periods. At times he gets so involved in the game he might break a rule. After that he corrects his behavior alone or with the help of an adult. Ian  is currently in seventh

8 May 2018

Adopt from Bulgaria – Adopt Hartley!

2018-05-08T18:19:09+00:00 May 8th, 2018|

  Hartley  wishes to be adopted and to have a mother... Thirteen year old Hartley goes to regular school  and works with a resource teacher to improve her speech and language skills. Here's the report from the folks responsible for Hartley's care: She is a smiling, lively and social girl. She enjoys listening to music, looking at old photographs, and is happy to participate in the sport games. She has a great willingness to attend the city park, where she has fun with her peers from the Center. She engages in different activities, such as coloring templates, with images

3 May 2018

Adopt from Bulgaria – Adopt Matteo!

2018-05-03T16:50:47+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|

  Eight-year-old Matteo is a healthy, happy little boy!  His social workers report that Matteo "... is cheerful, open to the world and  empathetic with others. When performing a new task, he is confident in his success at first. When someone shows him step by step how to perform the task, he is able to cope. He seeks praises and encouragement for his good work. He likes to be teased and somebody to play with him. He also likes to listen to stories, to play on his electric piano, to listen to music and to sing. Matteo enjoys interacting with other children.

25 Apr 2018

Adopt from Bulgaria – a Happy Trio!

2018-04-25T15:50:27+00:00 April 25th, 2018|

Polly, Esmee and little brother Noah are currently living in separate foster homes. They are desperately hoping to be reunited in a forever family. Esmee is 11 years old.  She is timid in conversations with strangers. She answers briefly and with one word when asked questions. Esmee is much more is more lively in conversations with her relatives and with kids her own age. When she gets excited, Esmee often uses her hands as she talks to let everyone see her enthusiasm. Esmee enjoys listening to fairy tales and watching cartoons. She draws and colors with desire.Art is improtant to

12 Apr 2018

Adoption Grant Increase for Three Fine Boys!

2018-04-12T18:44:44+00:00 April 12th, 2018|

 Irio, Hamilton and Kurtis are three cheerful brothers who hope to stay together in a forever family. Thanks to the generosity of our CHI Partners in Hope, an adoption grant increased to $5,000 is available to the qualified family adopting these three brothers . Eleven-year old Kurtis is a big fan of Jackie Chan and the Bulgarian bagpipes (gaida). Here’s what his orphanage supervisors tell us: Kurtis is one good and smiley 11 years old boy. He is the oldest one of the three of them and is very responsible in everything that he does. Kurtis studies in a music

5 Apr 2018

New Adoption Regulations from U.S. State Dept.

2018-04-05T16:12:24+00:00 April 5th, 2018|

Families are now required by the U.S. Department of State to have an approved current Home Study before they can apply for Provisional Approval (PA) or put a child on hold in countries that offer such programs including China and Bulgaria. What Is a Home Study? A home study, sometimes called a “family assessment,”  is a written report containing the findings of a social worker who has met on several occasions with the prospective adoptive parents, has visited their home, and who has investigated the health, medical, criminal, family and home background of the adoptive parents. The issues addressed in the homestudy report are dictated by the department of family services in

4 Apr 2018

Adoptfrom Bulgaria – Adopt Daniella!

2018-04-04T17:04:59+00:00 April 4th, 2018|

"Hello, I am Daniella. I really want you to adopt me." Fifteen-year-old Daniella currently lives with a foster family and  wants nothing more than a  forever family of her own. Here's the report from the supervisors at her orphanage: Daniella  is interested in music and the arts. She likes to paint and knit. She participates in school activities - choral singing, dancing. She puts imagination in every activity.  Daniella helps in the household chores with pleasure and initiative. She likes the order and organization, this gives her security. She stands up for the things she believes are right. She shared

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