Find My Family: Sofia

May 26, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Adorable 11-year-old Sofia is listed with Madison Adoption Associates. Sofia is diagnosed with post-op cleft lip and palate. From an update in April: Sofia’s mental development is normal or the same as peers the same age. Her special need no longer affects her life. Sofia is extroverted and active. She is very well behaved and …Read More

Find My Family: Gary

May 24, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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We have a treat for you today, a precious and sweet little boy. Two year old Gary is a handsome little boy born in September 2013! He was a tiny little guy when he was found and so assumed to be premature (3 lb). He has a sensitive special need for which he has had …Read More

Aging Out Waiting Child: Wren

May 18, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Wren is described as active and smart. He likes outdoor activities and gets along with others well. He has lots of friends. Wren is also described as sensible, obedient, and innocent. He greet whoever he meets politely. He can usually answer questions others cannot. Wren is a bit shorter than his peers, but he is …Read More

Find My Family: Henry

May 16, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Meet Henry, age 4.5. He was abandoned on the day of his birth. Henry underwent a successful surgery last summer for hypospadias and is also diagnosed with cryptorchidism (undescended testicles), but he does have normal bowel and bladder control. He was initially labeled with disorder of sexual development, but the orphanage says they are certain …Read More

Find My Family: Trent

May 10, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait, Liberty 0 Comments

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Trent is a gorgeous little boy waiting for his forever family to see him! Trent is newly listed with Madison Adoption Associates. He is three years old and is diagnosed with ankle joint contracture of both knees; reduced muscular tension. His file states that after admission, he was given symptomatic and supportive treatment and received …Read More

My Buddy Jack

May 6, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Let me tell you a little bit about Jack. Why?? Because he just might be one of the greatest kids I’ve ever met!! Some kids you meet in trips like this one are just special. They have that spark, that presence that allows them to just capture your heart in a way that time and …Read More

Find My Family: Duo

May 4, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait, Liberty 0 Comments

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Duo is 11, and now listed as Cody with Holt! He has a prosthetic leg and scoliosis. Duo came into care when he was a baby; he has scoliosis and his left leg was amputated and he wears a prosthetic leg. He walks freely, although he may have some pain if he walks for a …Read More

Urgent Aging Out Child: Rebekah

April 30, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait, Liberty 0 Comments

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Rebekah is 13 years old and will age out of the adoption system on her 14th birthday in November. Rebekah is an HIV carrier and lives in a group home setting with other children who have also tested positive for HIV. She was with her birth family and cared for by the community until she …Read More

Find My Family: Jade

April 28, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Jade has resided in a foster family since birth. She is fond of playing with other kids, and shares toys with them. She pays attention to keeping clean, she likes wearing pretty clothes. Jade was born with a cleft palate which was repaired in 2009. She has delayed language and cognitive development. She goes to …Read More

Xia Waits

April 26, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Xia will turn six years old in May. She is outgoing and active-she’s described as an extrovert. Xia likes to play with other children, listen to music, and watch TV. She likes toys with bright colors or toys that play music. Xia attends kindergarten which she enjoys. She turns her homework in on time and …Read More

Find My Family: Theo

April 24, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait, Liberty 0 Comments

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Theo was placed in his foster family at birth in May of 2014. He was born blind, and has had two eye surgeries in December 2014 and September 2015. Due to his blindness he is not as comfortable with new people, but he enjoys being held and interacting with his foster mother. He can walk …Read More

Find My Family: Edward

April 22, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Edward is a 3 year old sweet little boy who resides at one of Nightlight Christian Adoption’s 1-2-1 orphanages in China. His special need is Down syndrome. Edward is very outgoing and is always happy to meet someone new. In general his caretakers say that is very adventurous and is always exploring new things in …Read More

“I hope you can help me find a family soon…”

April 21, 2016 by nohandsbutours Advocacy, Children Who Wait, Kelly 1 Comments

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Dear Uncle and Aunt, I am very happy to write this letter to you. My name is W____. I’m thirteen years old. I study in the senior class here, and my favorite class is Table Tennis. I desire to be adopted by an American family. When I see some other children going abroad, I really …Read More

Find My Family: Eliza

April 20, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait, Liberty 0 Comments

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Eliza is a 4 year old little girl who resides at one of Nightlight Christian Adoption’s 1-2-1 orphanages in China. Eliza has been diagnosed with Down syndrome. The staff say she is very friendly and cheerful. She does not express herself well verbally but does know some words such as “mom” and “dad”. She tends …Read More

find my family: Laina

April 16, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 2 Comments

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Laina is a precious two year old little girl who is listed with BAAS. Her special need is cerebral palsy. Laina 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. Laini’s file reports that she is …Read More

Find My Family: Amber

April 14, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Amber (born November 2009) is an energetic, talkative little girl who loves to recite poems and sing her favorite songs and lullabies! She was born prematurely and was diagnosed with developmental delays and symptoms of hyperactivity. During her early childhood, she could grasp toys to play with, pass objects between both hands, and clap two …Read More

Meet Blake!

April 12, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Meet Blake! Born February 2014, he is described as an affectionate little boy who loves to be held—he’ll sweetly lean his head against his caregiver’s shoulder when she carries him in her arms. He was born with a hemangioma on his face; according to his report, there are no concerns regarding his eyesight or hearing …Read More

Find My Family: Lexi

April 10, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Lexi (born August 2011) is a strong, sweet girl who loves to play games and read picture books with her nanny! She was born with a skin condition called epidermis bullosa which needs extra care and attention; her skin is easily affected by friction and even small knocks, resulting in painful blisters and sores. She …Read More

Find My Family: Elijah

April 8, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Elijah turns 13 this coming June, he needs a family to move forward to adopt him within the next year. He was found abandoned at the orphanage gate at five years old. On admission to the institute it was found that he suffered from cerebral palsy, was tested to have normal intelligence and was found …Read More

Find My Family: Bryan

March 28, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Bryan has hemophilia and he is waiting for his forever family to find him! He is almost 9, and is extroverted, sociable, smart and able. His Chinese name means “loving heart with a soul as clear as a creek.” He deserves a family to call his own and access to the world’s best medical care, …Read More

Urgent Medical Need: Gil

March 22, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Gil was born in January 2009 and found abandoned in a hospital when he was 18 months old. He has been diagnosed with severe Thalassemia. He is receiving regular blood transfusions, however, agency reps who have met him and followed his care say his treatment is not sufficient and the ramifications of his disease are …Read More

Find My Family: Miles

March 20, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Meet Miles who just turned eight and wants to find security and love in a family of his own. He was abandoned when he was two years old and has been raised in an orphanage ever since. Miles has been diagnosed with hemophilia, and because of his diagnosis, his caregivers limit his activity. Nevertheless, he …Read More

Find My Family: Chuck

March 18, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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This sweet smiling boy is Chuck who was born in April of 2011 and will celebrate his 5th birthday next month. This precocious, little boy has hemophilia and a heart condition. He has lived with his foster grandmother, “aunt” and “uncle” since May of 2015. This precious little guy loves to play with toys, help …Read More

Aging Out Child: Corey

March 16, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 1 Comments

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Corey is outgoing, social and active. His favorite activities are playing basketball and table tennis. He behaves well in school. His grades are not where they should be, but he gets along well with other children and has strong organizing ability. His file says that Corey is going through a bit of a rebellious phase, …Read More

Find My Family: Kurt

March 10, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Kurt is a five year old boy listed with a limb deformity. He is currently designated to Small World Adoptions. Kurt is enjoys good health, and is described as open, and active. He likes learning, and does addition and subtraction. He has motion barriers due to his deformity, but always tries and has basic self …Read More

Robbie Waits for a Family

March 8, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Robbie is a delightful boy who is almost 6 years old! He is newly designated list at Hawaii International Child. Robbie was found in a small garden near a railway station when he was a tiny baby. He has a visual impairment, and some deformities of his fingers and toes. Robbie’s doctor says cataract surgery …Read More

Find My Family: Redford

March 6, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Redford is a handsome boy, who is 11 years old, and on the agency list at Hawaii International Child! He came to the orphanage when he was around 2 years old. Redford was diagnosed with Thalassemia, and currently receives transfusions every 3 to 4 weeks. His development has been on target, and he is an …Read More

Find My Family: Lyn

March 2, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Lyn is a 7 year old girl listed with Nightlight Christian Adoptions through an orphanage partnership. She is currently in school and loves learning. One of her favorite classes is English! She currently lives with a foster family who say that she is very kind and often cares for others. When she and her foster …Read More

find my family: Brady

February 28, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Brady is quite the kid! He fun and athletic and has an amazing smile! Brady is an athletic, relational boy who truly wants a family of his own. He has tested positive for HIV, which is well controlled with medication. He is healthy and active and enjoys riding bikes, playing cards and swimming in addition …Read More

find my family: Jaxon

February 22, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Jaxon was born in March 2014 and found abandoned in a Baby Safety Island for his institute. His birth family left a note with him saying he had Brittle Bone Disease. After admission it was noted that he had moderate malnutrition and Congenital Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI). When Jaxon was 8 months old he was treated …Read More

Urgent Medical Need: Joel

February 20, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Joel, born March 2010, was introverted when he first came to the orphanage at three years old, but he soon adapted and became more talkative. As of May 2015 he had made big strides and was able to express his feelings and thoughts appropriately. Orphanage staff say he is a polite and smart little boy …Read More

Find My Family: Mallory

February 12, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Mallory is an adorable 11 year old girl who is newly listed with Madison Adoption Associates via an orphanage partnership. Mallory came into care as a baby and was showing delays at 8 months of age. Because of the delays, the orphanage had her get a CT scan. The CT scan showed low density shadows …Read More

Find My Family: Cam

February 10, 2016 by nohandsbutours Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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Courageous Cam is 7 years old and is deaf and mute. Cam was found at 2 years old and upon admission was given a name that indicates loud and clear. Although he cannot talk the staff hoped he would learn to communicate. The staff observed that Cam could understand sign language and meaning through watching …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

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: 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

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

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 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

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: 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

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

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

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: 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

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