Sherry Waits for Her Family

February 6, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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This gentle, beautiful little girl is Sherry! She was born in May of 2013 and her legs are paralyzed. Sherry was found when she was about 2 years old and had an EEG, head CT, and lower limb testing (results in file). She was very timid, depressed and scared of strangers but the nannies spent …Read More

find my family: Gwen

February 2, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 2 Comments

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Gwen was born in September 2005 and brought to the hospital to be treated for Neonatal Septicemia when she was about a week old. During her hospital admission her parents did not return for her and she was declared abandoned. After spending several weeks in the hospital for observation she was moved to her orphanage. …Read More

find my family: Austin

January 30, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Meet Austin, a playful – but very determined – five year-old boy. Austin has cerebral palsy, but don’t let that scare you. Austin doesn’t let it stop him. Through Austin’s hard work at physical therapy, and the support of his orphanage, Austin has learned to walk short distances and to climb stairs without assistance. Austin …Read More

find my family: Zora

January 26, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Precious little Zora is a darling girl born June 2013, Her special need is a hearing deficit which may in fact mean she is possibly deaf. Further testing would need to happen once she is home. Zora loves to be cuddled and her report from August of 2015 stated that she was improving her motor …Read More

Zoe Waits for a Family

January 20, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Zoe is a lovely little girl who will turn four years old this coming May. She really enjoys dancing and listening to music! She came into care when she was about 8 months old and has Down Syndrome. Can you even believe her cute little pig-tails and furrowed brow? She could sit and crawl around …Read More

find my family: Gemma

January 16, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Gemma is an affectionate little girl who loves being cuddled and sang to! Born in September of 2013, she was diagnosed with delayed development and brittle bone disease. When she was 1 month old, her joints easily swelled when being cuddled and it usually took her a week for the painful swelling to reduce. She …Read More

find my family: Max

January 14, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Max will turn two in February and is so very precious! He came into care when he was 5 months old and at that time was noted to be healthy but with lens opacity in his eyes. His vision was poor and he underwent cataract extraction in May of 2015. His vision has not seemed …Read More

Aging Out Child: Renae

January 12, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Renae is a lovely girl who is assigned to a new partnership orphanage with Gladney. She turned 13 in September, so the time to find her family is limited! A family must adopt her before her 14th birthday or she will no longer be eligible for adoption. Renae attends public middle school where she is …Read More

find my family: Helen

January 8, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait, Liberty 0 Comments

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Helen, age 5 ½, was found abandoned near a bus station when she was just one day old. She has been in the orphanage system ever since. Helen was diagnosed with intestinal tuberculosis in 2013. She was given medication for several years and in 6/15 she was considered cured and the medication was stopped. She …Read More

find my family: Kinnick

December 30, 2015 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Kinnick is an adorable boy with a charming smile who was born in April of 2013. His diagnosis includes a heart murmur and a sensitive birth defect. A CT scan also shows possible spina bifida, but was not conclusive. He was extremely small when he was first admitted to the orphanage and was believed to …Read More

Aging Out Child: Lincoln

December 28, 2015 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Lincoln is a 13 year old boy who ages out in April of 2016. He loves to read. His file states that as long as he has books to read he is happy to be lost to the world, buried in his books. Because of his interest in books he does very well in science …Read More

find my family: Daniela

December 24, 2015 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 2 Comments

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Daniela was born March of 2006. She came into care as a baby and has waited on the shared list for years to be chosen by a family. She is listed as having mild Cerebral Palsy. Daniela is in foster care in the countryside near the orphanage. She has normal communication with her foster mother …Read More

Aging Out: Cody, Gregory, and Ruthi Joy

December 16, 2015 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Cody, Gregory and Ruthi Joy are all 13 years old and timing is running out for them. Cody and Gregory will age out in Feb 2016 and Ruthi Joy will age out in August 2016. The boys window to be adopted is rapidly closing……. But there is some great news…. Their orphanage donation’s have all …Read More

Aging Out Child: Wallace

December 14, 2015 by nohandsbutours aging-out child, Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Wallace, born November 2002, is an introverted boy who likes to sit and immerse himself in his thoughts sometimes, but will also play with the other kids. He will age out of the China Adoption program when he turns 14 years old this coming November. He is attending school and completes his homework on time. …Read More

Aging Out Child: Henry

December 12, 2015 by nohandsbutours aging-out child, Children Who Wait 1 Comments

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Henry, born July 2003, is a shy and handsome boy, who came to the orphanage at four years old and has adjusted very well! When he turns 14 years old in July of 2017 he will no longer be available for adoption and will have aged out of the system. Read this article by Love …Read More

Aging Out Child: Lucy

December 8, 2015 by nohandsbutours aging-out child, Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Lucy was born in December of 2002 and is described as an introverted child, who enjoys listening to music and watching cartoons. Though she sometimes struggles to express herself in front of other people, she is polite and kind. She often takes care of younger children and is a loving big sister. She is able …Read More

find my family: Wang

December 4, 2015 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Would you look at this sweet face?! Wang was born in October 2012 and was found about two months later. The CWI immediately took him to the hospital for shortness of breath and it was discovered that he has a complex heart condition. He was placed on oxygen and was later operated on in June …Read More

Waiting Twins: Chad and Tad

November 28, 2015 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Chad and Tad are twin brothers who are 3.5 years old. They were found as infants and determined to be premature and of low birthweight. After a few months of careful care provided by their orphanage, they grew and matured enough to be sent to foster care. The two brothers have lived in separate foster …Read More

find my family: Jude

November 26, 2015 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Jude turned four years old in October and is diagnosed as having lower limb weakness. He came into care at the approximate age of two. His nannies report that he has big beautiful eyes and is very handsome. When his file was prepared in October of 2014, he could stand up and walk while holding …Read More

find my family: Naomi

November 24, 2015 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 1 Comments

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Naomi is a precious two year old little girl who is listed with Lifeline. Her special need is cerebral palsy. Naomi is a beautiful little girl! She responds to others asking for her belongings and waves goodbye to others. She is a good sleeper and likes playing with toys. Naomi’s file reports that she is …Read More

find my family: Evan

November 18, 2015 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 1 Comments

Evan will be 4 years old in December. He was found abandoned when he was just 3 days old. Evan was born with a meningocele (a form of spina bifida) which was surgically corrected when he was one month old. He also had a hernia which was repaired at the same time. Evan’s left foot …Read More

Waiting for a Family: Eugene and Lile

November 14, 2015 by nohandsbutours Advocacy, Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Andrea Olson is Executive Director of Little Hearts Medical and a five time adoptive mother. She traveled to Beijing recently to assist with Holt International Children’s Services’ Ambassador Program, where she was partnered with two beautiful boys born with complex CHD and in need of adoption. ………………. Hello everyone! I just recently returned from Beijing …Read More

Find My Family: Dennis

November 12, 2015 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Dennis was born in July of 2010 and he has the sweetest little face! Dennis is listed as having Down syndrome. Dennis is a calm “laid back” child who is alert and curious. He is happy to sit still, but will engage in play when prompted. He does not speak, but makes babbling sounds. He …Read More

Waiting for My Family: Tia

November 10, 2015 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Little Tia is 4 years old and listed with CCAI. Her special needs are listed as brain damage and low vision/blindness. Tia has lived at Bethel since she was 2 years old (where she is known as Talitha). When she arrived she couldn’t move any of her limbs, lift up her head or sit up. …Read More

find my family: Harrison

November 6, 2015 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Harrison is an adorable little boy who was born June of 2014. He was estimated to have been abandoned on the same day of his birth. Upon admission, he was diagnosed with spina bifida, eczema, and weakness in his legs. He received surgery for his spinal meningocele and had a successful recovery. He is developing …Read More

find my family: Houston

November 4, 2015 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Houston is a precious three year old little boy listed as special focus with Lifeline Children’s Services. His special need is listed as Congenital Heart Defect (functional single ventricle, transposition of the great arteries), and mild mitral regurgitation. Houston is described as an active little guy. He has a ready smile and likes to sing …Read More

find my family: Rosalie

October 30, 2015 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 3 Comments

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We have the most precious little four year old to share with you today. Her name is Rosalie and she is such a delight. Her special need is listed as Down Syndrome. Rosalie is in a wonderful foster home and in a great NGO preschool where she is learning all sorts of new things! She …Read More

find my family: kenny

October 28, 2015 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Kenny recently turned two years old. When he was about 4 months old, he was left at a safe haven drop spot at the local orphanage. Kenny has a heart defect (patent foramen ovale) but it is reported to be closing on its own and it’s thought that it will not require surgery. He may …Read More

Waiting Child Highlight: Six Cuties With AAC

October 24, 2015 by nohandsbutours Advocacy, Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Today we are sharing six little ones with Down syndrome who need forever families. If you are considering adopting a child with Down syndrome, and even if not, we hope you’ll take a minute to read this excellent post. Down syndrome is largely misunderstood and because October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month, it’s the perfect …Read More

Find My Family: Lionel

October 20, 2015 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 1 Comments

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Lionel is two years old and lives in the orphanage. At approximately 6 months old, he was diagnosed with hemophilia and has been receiving treatment ever since. He is reported to currently receive two infusions per week. He is a beautiful little boy who is described as having normal physical and mental development. He can …Read More

Find My Family: Jones

October 14, 2015 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Sweet Jones is just adorable! He is two years old and is now on the shared list. His special need is listed as limb difference (perhaps arthrogryposis). He sounds like a precious little boy. His file states he is timid and shy. He sure needs a mommy to encourage him! Although he has limb differences …Read More

Daniel Waits for his Family

October 12, 2015 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Daniel is the sweetest 18 month old who is listed as having multiple melanin nevus (birth marks). His file is listed as special focus with Small World Adoptions. Daniel is described as an active boy that likes playing games and with toys that make sound. He is very close to his nanny. He has a …Read More

Find My Family: Hansel

October 10, 2015 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Hansel is a cheerful little boy whose special need is abnormal liver function (elevated ALT and AST) and minor delays. He was born September of 2013 and admitted to the Institute November of 2013. His motor skills improved greatly when he was placed with a foster family in November. He can walk with assistance, speak …Read More

A Family for Sterling

October 9, 2015 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Sterling, who will be 4 years old this month, is beyond precious and may have one of the sweetest personalities ever known to man. His special need is Down syndrome and a minor heart defect. He lives in a group foster home and attends kindergarten for special needs children. He knows his numbers, can climb …Read More

find my family: Jackie

September 30, 2015 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Jackie will be turning two years old shortly. She was abandoned at a hospital when she was one day old. She was born with a hand deformity, anal atresia and a heart defect. Jackie received surgery for her anal atresia, but she doesn’t have bladder or bowel control yet and wears diapers. Jackie had surgery …Read More

Waiting for You: Bonnie Blu

September 24, 2015 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Bonnie Blu was born in January 2013 and is listed as having arthrogryposis multiplex congenita (AMC). She is currently listed with Small World Adoptions. Bonnie Blu is as enchanting as enchanting can be! Her video will quickly endear her to you as well. Her caregivers adore her and share this: “She is a favorite girl, …Read More

find my family: Broc

September 22, 2015 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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I’d love to introduce you to 5 year old Broc who is newly listed with Madison Adoption Associates! I had the honor of meeting this sweet, precious, and seriously handsome boy a couple weeks ago in China. He was one of my favorites from his orphanage. I know, I shouldn’t have favorites, but it’s hard …Read More

Waiting Child Highlight: Monica

September 20, 2015 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Beautiful 12 year old Monica is newly listed with Madison Adoption Associates via a Journey of Hope camp. Monica has been waiting for a family for quite a long time. She only has a little over 17 months left for a family to see her and get to China to adopt her before she will …Read More

find my family: Dylan

September 12, 2015 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Dylan was born in October 2013 and is diagnosed with Down Syndrome. Sweet Dylan was abandoned in a baby safety island and estimated to be one year old. He was strong and in good condition although not walking yet. As he received love and care from his nannies he adapted to the new environment of …Read More

Find My Family: Sebastian

August 24, 2015 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Who wants to meet little Sebastian? He is as sweet as can be. Sebastian is an outgoing 3 year old boy who can be shy around strangers. He likes to play with his caregivers and loves to be held. His favorite activities are playing outdoors, listening to music, and watching cartoons. A bright boy, he …Read More

Lori Love

August 20, 2015 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Lori Love was born in October of 2013 and has Down Syndrome, had a heart condition repaired (ASD) and a duodenal obstruction repaired. She was about 5 months old when she came into care and was hospitalized around 8 months old for the repair of the duodenal obstruction and ASD. She has recovered well and …Read More

A Rhyme About Little Jed

August 16, 2015 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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A Rhyme About Little Jed There once was a cute little guy named Jed He had many dreams swirling in his precious little head There was one certain wish he just could not shed, It was truly quite simply said Little Jed dreamed of a soft little bed On a loved-filled homestead. So what are you waiting for? Go …Read More

Little Jessica

August 10, 2015 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Little Jessica just turned 6 in May and is picture perfect!! She was found at about 3.5 years old and was unable to walk alone. She has increased muscular tension in her lower limbs. Upon admission she was noted to be quiet and adorable, liked to watch TV and draw, could use a spoon to …Read More

Waiting for You: Isaac

August 6, 2015 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 1 Comments

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Isaac (which means laughter) is 9 years old and is diagnosed with Nystagmus and the neurological disorder Schizencephaly . His right side is weak, but he has good mobility in both his arm and leg. He is staying with a host family in the US and is scheduled to see a Pediatric Neurologist while here. …Read More

Waiting Child: Ethan

July 30, 2015 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Ethan is a handsome boy, who is 4 years old. He is listed with Hawaii International Child. He was found abandoned when he was 3 years old, and brought to the orphanage. They found him to be in good health, with the exception of low muscle tension in his legs. The doctor diagnosed him with …Read More

Find My Family: Tommie

July 24, 2015 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Sweet Tommie really needs a family, let us tell you a bit more about him! Tommie turned 5 years old in May and has beta thalassemia major. He receives transfusions every two months, which is not as frequently as he would receive in the US or how often he needs to be able to grown …Read More

Find My Family: Jack

July 22, 2015 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Cutie-patootie Jack turned one in January! He was found when he was about 10 months old and is shy, introverted, and quiet. He has a ready smile and will smile when his favorite caregivers walk by. He loves to be held and is very clingy. When being held, he will cuddle his head on your …Read More

find my family: Gavin

July 18, 2015 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Gavin is newly designated to Cradle of Hope. Gavin is 12 years old and was born with anal atresia and a genital deformity (hypospadias, etc), and was abandoned in front of a Catholic Church when he was only 4 months old. He was fostered by the Catholic Church until he was 3 at which point …Read More

find my family: Jia

July 16, 2015 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 1 Comments

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Sweet Jia is on the shared list and is 7 years old. She needs a very special family to commit to her, there are some unknowns with her and some severe delays. Her special needs were originally listed as cerebral hypoplasia and ptosis on left side. Her file was prepared over 4 years ago and …Read More

urgent medical waiting child: Emery

July 14, 2015 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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10 year old Emery is such a cutie! He’s been waiting for a family for far too long and he desperately needs a family to see him and to bring him home! Emery is diagnosed with beta thalassemia major. He needs blood transfusions approximately every 2-3 weeks and daily chelation medication to rid his body …Read More

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