The Lucky Few: 31 Days of Advocacy, Day 5

October 5, 2016 31 Days of Down Syndrome Awareness, Advocacy, Children Who Wait 0 Comments

October 1st marks the beginning of Down Syndrome Awareness Month. And we are celebrating. It is our hope to use this special month to feature as many of these very special children as we can… there are so many who wait in China with Down syndrome. So be sure to come visit us every day …Read More

The Lucky Few: 31 Days of Advocacy, Day 4

October 4, 2016 31 Days of Down Syndrome Awareness, Advocacy, Children Who Wait 0 Comments

October 1st marks the beginning of Down Syndrome Awareness Month. And we are celebrating. It is our hope to use this special month to feature as many of these very special children as we can… there are so many who wait in China with Down syndrome. So be sure to come visit us every day …Read More

The Lucky Few: 31 Days of Advocacy, Day 3

October 3, 2016 31 Days of Down Syndrome Awareness, Advocacy, Children Who Wait 0 Comments

October 1st marks the beginning of Down Syndrome Awareness Month. And we are celebrating. It is our hope to use this special month to feature as many of these very special children as we can… there are so many who wait in China with Down syndrome. So be sure to come visit us every day …Read More

The Lucky Few: 31 Days of Advocacy, Day 2

October 2, 2016 31 Days of Down Syndrome Awareness, Advocacy, Children Who Wait 0 Comments

October 1st marks the beginning of Down Syndrome Awareness Month. And we want to celebrate. It is our hope to use this special month to feature as many of these very special children as we can… there are so many who wait in China with Down syndrome. So be sure to come visit us every …Read More

The Lucky Few: 31 Days of Advocacy, Day 1

October 1, 2016 31 Days of Down Syndrome Awareness, Children Who Wait 0 Comments

October 1st marks the beginning of Down Syndrome Awareness Month. And we want to celebrate. It is our hope to use this special month to feature as many of these very special children as we can… there are so many who wait in China with Down syndrome. So be sure to come visit us every …Read More

Adorable Scarlett

September 10, 2016 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Just look at this smile! Two-year-old Scarlett has such a beautiful smile she loves to share with others. Scarlett has Down syndrome and though she is not yet talking, she does have good understanding. Scarlett was in care of the orphanage until May of this year. At that point, she joined a foster family. If …Read More

Waiting to be Chosen: Maeve

August 30, 2016 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Meet lovely Maeve. Born July 2013, this precious little one just turned three. She came into care at the SWI when she was 11 months old and at the time, her development was delayed. She couldn’t sit without support. She made progress at the SWI, though, and according to her file she was sitting without …Read More

Waiting to be Chosen: Manny

August 26, 2016 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Oh, Manny. You make our hearts smile. Born in June 2011, Manny arrived at his orphanage when he was one. He has remained at the orphanage ever since, where he has captured the hearts of the staff. When Manny first arrived at the orphanage, he was very weak. With the consistent love and care of …Read More

Waiting to be Chosen: Alton

August 9, 2016 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Meet Alton. And possibly the most kissable cheeks ever. Alton’s caregivers describe him as strong, smart and outgoing. They say that he follows instructions, and is able to make choices between two options. A chubby boy, he tries to eat very fast so the caregivers intentionally feed him slowly. He likes to stack blocks, drive …Read More

Find My Family: Matt

July 28, 2016 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Sweet Matt is a quiet and gentle little boy. He is 3 years old. He is very active and loves listening to music and is often found engaged in reading picture books. Matt loves to crawl and can also walk with assistance. Matt has Down syndrome and is a great sleeper and gets along well …Read More

Waiting to be Chosen: Nikki and Katie

July 22, 2016 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Meet sweet Nikki. Nikki is an adorable six year old girl with a tender heart for others. Nikki’s special need is Down syndrome and esotropia. Nikki came to Lifeline’s March Kids Camp and was a joy to be around. She is described as outgoing, active, and full of spunk. She is strong willed and has …Read More

Luke Waits

July 20, 2016 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Meet seven year old Luke! Luke is a charming boy who has a close relationship with his caregivers and is known around the orphanage for his helpfulness. He is attentive when the little ones cry and runs errands for his caregivers when they need an extra hand. Luke likes to play games with others, especially …Read More

Waiting to be Chosen: Lana and Josiah

July 19, 2016 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Meet little Lana. Lana is a precious 15 month old little girl who loves to smile. Lana’s special need is Down syndrome and congenital heart disease. The Chinese name that was chosen for this sweet girl means beautiful and smart — she has definitely lived up to her name. She is described as gentle, very …Read More

Find My Family: ZR

July 6, 2016 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

“ZR,” a little boy who will turn 5 next month, has captured the heart of agency staff who met him through their one-on-one orphanage partnership. His name means “unstoppable” and he certainly doesn’t let his medical need slow him down. ”ZR” was observed to have a bright personality, has a lot of curiosity and loves …Read More

Waiting Children: Holden and Arlo

June 28, 2016 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Holden is almost 3 years old and has a sweet smile. He is described as full of energy & ticklish. He has repaired cleft lip and palate and his file notes that his development is behind other children his age. As of Dec 2015 when his file was prepared he was able to sit up …Read More

5 Waiting Children from Bethel China

June 22, 2016 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

During the month of June we are joining Bethel China in highlighting children who are available for adoption. All of these children are blind or have significant vision loss. All of them need a forever family. For more information on any of these children, please email Anna at Bethel China. Josh is five-year-old boy who …Read More

5 Waiting Children from Bethel China

June 12, 2016 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

During the month of June we are joining Bethel China in highlighting children who are available for adoption. All of these children are blind or have significant vision loss. All of them need a forever family. For more information on any of these children, please email Anna at Bethel China. Richard is a cute four-year-old …Read More

Find My Family: Kai

June 10, 2016 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Would you look at this little sweet pea?! He is darling! Kai is celebrating his third birthday in January. He was found at 6 months and has lived at the orphanage since, with the exception of hospitalization to monitor his heart. He has Down Syndrome, and a VSD that they elected not to surgically repair …Read More

5 Waiting Children from Bethel China

June 6, 2016 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

During the month of June we are joining Bethel China in highlighting children who are available for adoption. All of these children are blind or have significant vision loss. All of them need a forever family. For more information on any of these children, please email Anna at Bethel China. Levi is always giggling! He …Read More

Meet Xiao!

June 2, 2016 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Say hello to little miss Xiao! Cutie patootie Xiao is an active and bright 3 year old firl who is ready to find her family! She cannot see, but her nannies believe she has some light sensation. They say she “happily walks to and fro toward the light,” and she enjoys playing with toys that …Read More

Find My Family: Gary

May 24, 2016 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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

Find My Family: Trent

May 10, 2016 Children Who Wait, Liberty 0 Comments

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

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

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

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: Laina

April 16, 2016 Children Who Wait 2 Comments

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: Bryan

March 28, 2016 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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

Find My Family: Kurt

March 10, 2016 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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

Find My Family: Redford

March 6, 2016 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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: Jaxon

February 22, 2016 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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

Find My Family: Mallory

February 12, 2016 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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: Daniela

December 24, 2015 Children Who Wait 2 Comments

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

A Family for Sterling

October 9, 2015 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

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: Ralphie

March 8, 2015 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Ralphie was born May of 2008, his special needs are listed as CHD and mild developmental delay. From his pictures it appears he may have Down Syndrome. He is from Jiangsu province in Eastern China. At the time his file was prepared, he lived with a foster family and attended a phenomenal Half the Sky …Read More

find my family: Roman

January 8, 2015 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Roman was born May 2008. His needs are a mouthful and likely why he still waits: 1. cerebral palsy, strephenopodia of both feet, limited movement; 2. missing of left patella; 3. subcutaneous mass in lumbosacral region, soft. Outrageously handsome, this boy loves to play with cars! He is adored by his caregivers and children in …Read More

find my family: Nathaniel

December 8, 2014 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Nathaniel is described as an outgoing child with a history of congenital cataracts. He enjoys learning English and has a wonderful memory for learning. His special needs are listed as Amblyopia, Intelligence Delay (even though his file says he is smart), and interocular lens eye. He was born March of 2004. He enjoys a good …Read More

Find My Family: Grace on the Shared List

May 20, 2014 Children Who Wait, girls, special focus, thalassemia 0 Comments

Grace was born September of 2008 and is currently on the shared list. She was found at a few months of age and admitted to the orphanage. Upon admission she was diagnosed with β Mediterranean anemia (beta thalassemia major), macrocephaly, and normal physical and intelligence development. She was placed with a foster family in 2010. …Read More

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