Waiting Child: Sharon

February 22, 2018 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Seven year old Sharon has had a sad start to her life but we are hoping to find her the happy ending of a family of her own. She is a Special Focus (SF) child on Agape Adoptions’ individual list and is living in an orphanage. Sharon has been diagnosed with disabled bilateral lower limbs …Read More

Meet Jagger!

February 16, 2018 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Jagger! We’d like to introduce this handsome 7-year-old boy to you! Jagger is sometimes introverted and reserved around strangers and enjoys playing with toys and his favorite includes watching TV. He has a good appetite but can be picky about food. He loves KFC, roasted chicken wings, buns stuffed with meat, and chocolate – but …Read More

Waiting for You: Paige

February 10, 2018 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Paige is a bright and expressive 11-year-old girl who longs for a family of her own. She is listed with Holt International. Holt vice president Jian Chen has made many visits to the Red Thread Group Home in China. But each visit breaks her heart a little — especially because of one beautiful girl who …Read More

Luke Waits

February 6, 2018 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Meet nine year old Luke! He has been waiting for a family for years now. 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 …Read More

Waiting for You: Calista

February 4, 2018 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Calista is a precious baby girl, born in March of 2015, with down syndrome and a heart defect (ASD), which has been surgically corrected. Calista is listed with Madison Adoption Associates. Calista’s nanny works with her to help her with her development. Calista is sweet and huggable. She loves music and her nanny! She will …Read More

Waiting for You: Poppy

February 2, 2018 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Poppy is a precious 7 year old girl who is just beautiful!! Poppy’s special needs are listed as: congenital heart disease: postoperative ascending aorta-pulmonary artery shunt Congenital heart disease: hypoplastic right heart, tricuspid atresia, patent ductus arteriosus, atrial septal defect, R-L shunt. Poppy is listed with Small World Adoption. Below is a recent photo after …Read More

Waiting Child: Angelina

January 30, 2018 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Just look at Angelina’s bright and beautiful eyes! Angelina was born in June 2011 and is now 6 years old. She needs a special family to help her reach her greatest potential! Angelina was found when she was between 2-3 months old. After an unsuccessful search to find her parents, she was placed with a …Read More

Nolan Waits for a Family

January 26, 2018 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

There is something special about 3 year old Nolan that captured our heart and drew us in! Nolan is diagnosed with deformity of four limbs, but that doesn’t stop him from playing and having fun! At the time that Nolan’s report was written, he was described as quiet with a ready smile. At 3-5 months, …Read More

Waiting for You: Hanna

January 22, 2018 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Hanna, female, born in November of 2014 was admitted into the CWI when she was one day old. Her special needs are epilepsy, delayed intelligence development and cross-eye. In order to help Hanna’s motor skill development, the children’s institute drew a plan to provide physical therapy for Hanna in July of 2015. In February of …Read More

Waiting for You: Jacob

January 18, 2018 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Three year old Jacob is the sweetest boy. He is listed as a Special Focus child with Agape Adoptions. He has been diagnosed with postoperative spina bifida, flaccid paralysis of both lower limbs and malformed both ankles. In his last update his agency was told that Jacob could sit up, roll over, crawl and had …Read More

Helena Waits for a Family

January 16, 2018 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

This beautiful little girl is Helena, is 7 years old and is listed with Holt International! Helena has spina bifida, including sacrococcygeal meningocele and tethered cord. She is an active girl who can walk, stand on one foot, skip, and catch a ball. She can draw a person, tie her shoes and pick up a …Read More

Waiting for You: Fia

January 4, 2018 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Beautiful Fia is waiting for her family to find her. She is now 2 years old, but her report was written when she was only 18 mo old. Her agency (CHI) has asked for an update. Fia was found when she was 10 months old. In her report as an 18 month old, Fia enjoyed …Read More

Waiting for You: Applebee

January 2, 2018 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Applebee just turned 1 year old and waiting for a family. Born 9/2016, Applebee is postoperative for congenital anal atresia. His file states hearing loss of both ears; and left ankylotia (Stricture or imperforation of the external auditory meatus of the ear.) He is a Children’s House International Partnership file, with a Special Focus designation. …Read More

Waiting for You: Ajay

December 30, 2017 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Ajay is four years old and is a fabulous little guy listed with CHI! He is described as a caring and compassionate child who is kind to and concerned about other children. “Likes playing with other children, can share with others. He cares about other children, can hug other children, can comfort other crying children, …Read More

Waiting for You: Duncan

December 10, 2017 Children Who Wait 1 Comments

“I love observing others in a big group of people and seeing others happy makes me happy. I am an easy kid who doesn’t need much to be entertained. I just like holding hands and feeling close to people. I’m a total lover, not a fighter! I always listen to what my nannies ask of …Read More

Waiting for You: Zander

December 8, 2017 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

This curly headed little guy is an adorable one year old who waits for a family to make him their son! Zander’s special needs are listed as: postoperative hydrocephalus, intractable epilepsy and West syndrome. He needs a family to look past his long list of needs and see the potential and bright future this little …Read More

Waiting for You: Magellan

December 6, 2017 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Magellan was born January of 2009 and is waiting for a family to choose him as their son. His special needs are listed as: Imperforate Anus and a disability of the right lower limb. His sweet smile will surely brighten your day! Have you ever seen sweeter dimples?! Magellan is a charming, talkative boy who …Read More

Waiting for You: Waverly

November 30, 2017 Children Who Wait 1 Comments

Sweet Waverly is a nine year old girly girl! She is listed as Special Focus with Agape Adoptions. Waverly was found abandoned outside the orphanage with an amputated leg when she was four years old. Despite a heartbreaking beginning, this little girl has persevered and is thriving. Now she uses a prosthetic, and though it …Read More

Waiting for You: Eva

November 28, 2017 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Prepare to fall in love with Eva, a 5-year-old girl with a beautiful smile who is described as sunny, happy, brave, and strong. Eva likes watching cartoons and listening to music and loves to dance. Eva enjoys playing outside with the neighborhood kids. She has been living with a foster family since July of 2013 …Read More

Waiting to be Chosen: Michael

November 26, 2017 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Michael is an absolutely adorable three-year-old boy! His cognitive development is said to be normal and he is progressing developmentally as well. Michael was able to scoot on his belly to get where he wanted to be when he was a baby and, as of the latest report, he was walking while holding onto things. …Read More

Waiting Child Highlight: Elena

November 24, 2017 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Meet Elena, a ray of sunshine! Elena was born in 2005 and is described as an active girl who is headstrong. Though she is sometimes quiet, she enjoys talking and spending time with other kids. She’s sensible and loves for things to be clean; before she leaves a room she will tidy things up on …Read More

Find My Family: Jacob

November 20, 2017 Children Who Wait 2 Comments

Jacob is a handsome boy who recently turned seven years old, but just had his file prepared for adoption this year. He likely would have matched immediately had his file not listed the wording it does in the diagnosis section. But as you read through his file, you begin to notice a trend of improvement …Read More

Waiting to Be Chosen: Savannah

November 8, 2017 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

This sweet smile belongs to Savannah. Savannah was found abandoned in December of 2014. At that time, she was estimated to be 6 years old. She was slightly developmentally delayed (physically) at that time. She was placed in a foster home shortly after arriving at the orphanage. She has done rather well there and has …Read More

Waiting for My Family: Leo

October 18, 2017 Children Who Wait 1 Comments

This sweet little guy is Leo, and he is almost two years old. Leo was a tiny little guy when he was found and was diagnosed with a urological problem (usually requiring surgery). He waits for a family to choose him as his own. Leo is doing very well and has normal muscular strength and …Read More

Usher Waits for a Family

October 14, 2017 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Meet Usher, a gorgeous baby boy who is just turning two this month. He is waiting for his family to find him. The perplexing diagnosis on his English translation says “cerebral agenesis” but his Chinese characters actually translate to “brain dysplasia” which makes a bit more sense as that is something we often see in …Read More

Waiting for You: Adrian

October 12, 2017 Children Who Wait 1 Comments

Look at this crinkled up face smile. Doesn’t it make you want to tickle his belly just to see it? This sweetie is Adrian who is 3 years old and is waiting for his family to find him. He is a boy who celebrates sunshine. He adores being able to be outside and in the …Read More

Waiting to be Chosen: Henry

October 10, 2017 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Henry was born March of 2014 and his special need is listed as limb difference (strephenopodia or clubbing of both feet for which he recently received surgery). Henry is the most precious little mouse you are likely to see. You might squeal when you spot him but it would be with delight. Henry is 3 …Read More

Choose Me: Falcon

October 8, 2017 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Goodness gracious. Look at this little love bug. Falcon is an adorable one year old little boy, who loves cuddles and hugs. He is sitting up on his and own even learning how to talk. He smiles easily with people he knows but only stares at strangers. This little guy knows his people… how sweet …Read More

Waiting Child Spotlight: Hattie

October 6, 2017 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Oh my. Miss Hattie, you are just beautiful. This little love just turned two and is absolutely precious. She is already cruising around furniture preparing herself to walk. She can build a tower with blocks. Hattie can take her clothes off by herself (!) and enjoys looking at books and patting the picture. When this …Read More

Waiting for a Family: Mason

October 4, 2017 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

This little sweetie is Mason. Mason was born in December of 2014. He is described by his nannies as cute and compliant. They also say he is “so smart”. His language development is very good. He can follow instructions well. Also, he has a good vocabulary and knows lots of words such as “auntie, good, …Read More

Find My Family: Malik

October 2, 2017 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Malik is a very smart, lovable, and handsome six-year-old boy. Malik is bright, engaging and has the sweetest smile. He has been attending pre-school and loves to share what he knows… his colors and shapes and likes to count too. Malik’s official diagnosis is hypospadias, urethroplasty, cryptorchidism, right testis resection, and left testicular descent post-operative. …Read More

Find My Family: Max

September 28, 2017 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Handsome 12-year-old Max was born with a low birth weight, but has no other special needs. He is all smiles, but a bit camera shy. He enjoys playing with the other children and he is described as a sweet and well-behaved boy. He does struggle a little academically. Max is a mild-mannered and respectful kid …Read More

Find My Family: Oskar

September 26, 2017 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Oskar is an extroverted and handsome seven-year-old boy who usually has a huge smile on his face, whether he is at home or at school! His smile is so amazing that he makes everyone around him happy just by being with him. Oskar lives with an English-speaking foster family, sponsored by Love Without Boundaries. He …Read More

Waiting Child: Jamie

September 8, 2017 Children Who Wait 1 Comments

Jamie, 4, is an active, smiley, energetic young boy who enjoys outdoor play, games, music, and toy trains. Jamie also enjoys helping out with the younger children. The orphanage describes him as a big brother to the other kids. Jamie has good self-care skills. He can use the bathroom, wash his hands, clean up, and …Read More

Waiting For You: Jade

September 6, 2017 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Jade, 3.5, is active, energetic, and extroverted. She enjoys listening to music, reading picture books, playing outside, and playing games, especially puzzles, phone games, blocks, and rings. Jade is a smiley girl who gets along well with others. Jade was abandoned at birth. She was diagnosed with congenital megacolon radical, which we call Hirschsprung disease …Read More

Daniela Waits

August 30, 2017 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

This beautiful little girl is known as Daniela and she is waiting for her family to find her and be her YES. Could it be you? She will be 5 years old in October, she has Down syndrome and has had a heart surgery. She is currently living at Maria’s Big House of Hope so …Read More

BinBin Waits

August 28, 2017 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Check out adorable BinBin! He is 5 and has a diagnosis of progressive muscular dystrophy. Bin Bin was seen by Gladney’s Superkids volunteers in September, 2016 to provide update information on his file which was prepared in 2014. Bin Bin is such a cutie! He loves to explore and play with new toys. He was …Read More

Waiting for You: Asher

August 26, 2017 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Asher was hosted during our December 2016 hosting program at CCAI. His host mom is sharing about Asher with us today: Asher is a loving little boy who gives hugs and kisses very freely and often! He also loves to receive affection as well and would come up to each of us numerous times a …Read More

Choose Me: Wyatt

August 24, 2017 Children Who Wait 2 Comments

Meet sweet little Wyatt! Wyatt is a special little guy who recently turned one and who has albinism. He is visually tracking objects if they are close to him, is able to sit on his own, and he loves toys and to play! A recent video received by his agency shows Wyatt crawling after a …Read More

Advocating for Children With HIV

August 18, 2017 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

The Lily Project became an HIV advocacy and education blog in October 2015, after its admin visited a group home for kids with HIV in China. She met several children who were waiting to be adopted, and several more who did not have files yet prepared for adoption. In China, as well as in America, …Read More

Waiting to be Chosen: Milla

August 14, 2017 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Meet Milla, one of the newest kids at Bethel! Milla came from Maria’s Big House of Hope, but she was transferred to New Hope for foster care but attends Bethel’s preschool during the day. Milla is a very engaged and happy little girl. She is still nervous in her new environment, but she calms down …Read More

Waiting to be Chosen: Landon

August 12, 2017 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Landon moved to Bethel China in December of 2016, and what a great Christmas present he was! He was born in July of 2013 and his special need is vision loss. Landon is 3 years old and he loves to play and loves to receive attention from adults. He likes to jump on the trampoline, …Read More

Urgently Waiting: Victor

August 11, 2017 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Victor is a nine year old boy who came to Bethel in the fall of 2016. It was clear upon arrival that Victor had difficult start to life and that he would have many obstacles to overcome. His transition was very hard on him and our staff, but with a lot of love, patience, and …Read More

Waiting to be Chosen: Scarlett

July 26, 2017 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Scarlett was born April of 2016 and she waits to be chosen by a family! She is newly designated to WACAP. Scarlett is a tiny baby girl even though caregivers say she has a very hearty appetite! She is described as a quiet baby who doesn’t cry often. She enjoys playing with familiar children, and …Read More

Waiting to be Chosen: Nadia

July 24, 2017 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Meet precious Nadia who is newly listed with WACAP! Nadia was born November of 2012. Her caregivers report that she is a smart girl who expresses her own thoughts and desires. She loves to sing and knows many children’s songs. She also has two adorable dimples on either side of her smile! Her nannies say …Read More

Waiting to be Chosen: Benny

July 22, 2017 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Precious Benny was born March 2015 and is described as an active toddler who loves to explore and interact with his surroundings. He smiles often, and looks at you when you talk to him. He enjoys listening to music and watching cartoons. Benny is diagnosed with beta thalassemia and severe anemia. Caregivers report he needs …Read More

Waiting to be Chosen: Liam

July 16, 2017 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Liam was born in August of 2012 and is listed with AAC. When AAC staff first met Liam in May of 2016, he was shy and quiet. But it didn’t take too long for him to open up and show them how amazingly bright he is! When given the choice of toys to play with, …Read More

Waiting to be Chosen: Rose

July 8, 2017 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Precious Rose turns 8 years old today. Rose exhibits a beautiful smile, and embodies a beautiful soul. She has a laugh so contagious that even when she is being mischievous, it is hard to keep from laughing with her. She is very social and gets along with other kids wonderfully. She has a real affinity …Read More

Find My Family: Davie

July 8, 2017 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Davie’s teachers all like him. Born in February 2007, he’s described as an active child who respects his teachers and has the type of personality that unites his classmates. When Davie was about a year and a half old, he started learning to walk. At two years old, Davie would watch TV and dance around …Read More

Aging Out Alert: Patrick!

July 6, 2017 Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Patrick is an amazingly happy 13 year old boy who has a very short amount of time to be adopted. He will age out July of 2018. Patrick has OI (Brittle Bone). He is a very sweet boy who has an infectious smile and is loved by all who meet him. Patrick lives in an …Read More

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