Stanly is a very energetic boy at the age of 9. More than anything he loves music and singing songs. He knows a lot of songs and he always takes part in school celebrations. Stanly is in third grade in a special school. During the last year he has made great progress and now he is able to concentrate for a long time on a given task. He can cut precisely with scissors, he colors very well without going out of the lines, he solves math problems with numbers up to 20. He knows all the colors, the days
"We love each other very much and will always be together." 13 year-old Gwyneth and her 14 year old brother, Mickey, came to the orphanage only two years ago. It was only then that they learned to read and write. They have both made tremendous progress in their education. Mickey is the more outgoing of the pair. Gwyneth is still hoping to find a friend whom she can trust. Gwyneth and Mickey are both healthy. They are very attached to each other and want to stay together always. They both agree that love is the most necessary quality for a
Dear Santa...Please put in your bag one family who will love me forever Erin is a typical healthy 13 year old girl. She likes to sing and draw and is very interested in hairstyles and fashion. Erin does well in school, The only thing that gives her trouble in her schoolwork is "solving math word problems with two and more unknowns." Erin is really hoping for a family. She would like to have brothers and sisters to love "infinitely." When asked to compose a Christmas letter to Santa Claus, Erin asked for skates and a phone (she's 13, after
These three healthy siblings need to stay together! They currently reside in three different foster homes and miss each other terribly. Twelve year old Ellis likes to spend time with his friends riding his bike and playing sports. But he also enjoys drawing and reading. His favorite books are about Harry Potter. Ellis says he would like to be a policeman when he grows up. He also hopes to fly a helicopter. Little Maia is nine years old. She likes to draw and play computer games. Maia is very loving and funny. She says that her best friend
Zachary is nine years old. He was neglected as an infant and was in and out of the orphanage for the first years of his life. He has been with a foster family since June, 2015. Zachary likes playing with other children. He particularly enjoys table tennis and soccer where his observers report that "His movements are coordinated and he skillfully uses any objects and practices sports. His biggest interest is table tennis and he plays every week. He loves the table tennis lessons he attends. In games and situations that the psychologist has observed, Zachary makes decisions and handles
Six year old Maggie's caregivers started out calling her "Magnolia" - a big name for such a little girl! Maggie came to the orphanage at the 15 months. She had a brain tumor removed and is doing pretty well now. Here are some of the things her nannies report: She really enjoys children’s songs, she likes listening to music, and is able to recreate the melody quite well. If there are any exclamations in the songs, she mimics them. Her favorite songs is “Who does not eat vegetables” The child still does not speak, but there are moments when
She wants to be adopted and waits for this to happen. Fifteen-year-old Pyper is a healthy girl who will fit right in with her American counterparts. Here's what her social workers have to say about her: Pyper is social and makes friends. She tries to evaluate her friends and make a good choice. She has developed sense of justice. She hardly resigns if she was treated with injustice. She is ready to stand in front of those who hurt her and or mistreated her and speak out. In her relationships there is no envy, she is friendly and helpful.
Ethan can be shy at first. But when he gets to know you everything changes! Twelve-year-old Ethan can be shy at first. But when he gets to know you everything changes. His smile lights up his whole being! Ethan wants to study martial arts, but he had to give it up because his orphanage did not have the funds to provide his equipment. Ethan is doing OK in school, but he has to work hard to pay attention. He is currently in the 6th grade and spends time with a resource teacher as well. Ethan likes to ride his
Selena dreams of receiving a letter with pictures from prospective adoptive parents. She would be happy to meet them and finally to have a loving family. Lovely Selena just turned 15. Here's the report from her social worker: Selena is such a calm, responsive, sweet and smiley girl. A few days ago she turned fifteen years old. She is impressively wise for her age. For her birthday her teachers and friends have prepared a surprise for her and baked a special dessert – her favorite chocolate cake with strawberries. Selena loves long walks in the city and nature.
Five year old Timothy loves music! Here's what Timothy's nannies have to say: Timothy likes listening to music and musical activities. He sings a song after an adult, he mimics the actions and the motions. Timothy expresses his emotions through words and actions. He has good adaptation in the group of children. He initiates contacts with children and adults. Any misbehavior stops with single prompting. He plays with all the children from the group. In the games, he reflects the surrounding life. He mimics the actions of the adults. He plays pretend. He does not display aggression or self-aggression.