“Gary” is healthy, active, extroverted, loves soccer and will age out very shortly!
Date of Birth: 07/01/1998
Financial Aid up to $14,475
Gary is described as coordinated athlete, active and extroverted. He really wants to be adopted. He must be adopted before he turns 14 – before it is too late for his adoption. Gary shares that he traveled and performed with his father until he was seven years old when his father could no longer care for him. He is fond of singing, gets along well with others, and has a ready smile. He is healthy and has good motor, language and social development. He likes playing soccer, watching sports and TV.
Can you afford to adopt? There is a total of up to $14,475 in aid, including a $5000 private donation for families of all incomes and a $4200 Promise Child Grant available to eligible families (eligible family’s income averages less than $125,000 a year and income can be adjusted downwards for family size and special circumstances). There is also a possible fee waiver of up to $5000 and waiver of the $275 application fee.
Parents are responsible for paying for their Homestudy plus travel for parent(s) and child – if eligible they will then be responsible for approximately $3664 to cover the remaining costs for the following: U.S. Immigration Filings, WACAP Fee Agency Fee, Dossier Processing, Document Expenses, CCAA Charge, WACAP International Proccessing, estimated possible Donation waiver to Orphanage, Visa wiring, in-country legal fees, post placement fees for first of 4 years, and post placement transmittal fee. Does not include 3 subsequent post placement reports. However there will be $1300 available to apply toward adoption expenses.
Can you adopt? Married couples and single women may apply. There is a increased chance of getting an exception for this child if you don’t meet all the requirements to adopt from China. Please ask about reusing a recent dossier or adopting two children at once.
There is no fee or obligation to ask for Gary’s complete file and photo. To see his photo go to www.wacap.org, select waiting child and request a password. For more information please contact FamilyFinders@wacap.org WACAP (www.wacap.org) is a non-profit adoption agency.