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  • Married couples, and single women are allowed to adopt girls
  • No length of marriage requirement
  • One parent has to be 21 years older then child they are adopting
  • No family size restrictions
  • Unrelated children on a case by case basis
  • 1 or 2 trips, depends on location of child
  • Total cost estimated between $20,000 – $25,000 depending on travel preferences, age and special need of child
  Orphan investigations are completed for each child before placement, to verify their orphan status.

J.J.

JJ 2013Boy, born August 2008

J.J. is one of the sweetest little boys you will ever meet, and has no place to go but up! He needs a family excited about meeting him where he is and giving him every opportunity to shine.

It is believed that J.J. has spina bifida and hydrocephalus. He does not walk, but scoots around the orphanage where he lives. He is social and enjoys being part of any activity happening at the home. J.J. cannot receive the treatment and care that he needs in his country.

 

Update June 2013:
JJ is one of the most uncomplicated kids I know. He is never complaining about anything. He’s sitting the whole day on his pot because they say he can’t control when he needs to go to the toilet because he’s lamed but I am not convinced of this, I think he can really train this because I tried to train it with him and he was getting better. He’s not really walking because of his crossed legs but he’s so so fast in a kind of crawling. And he tries to walk. He comes to me, holds my hands and he‘ s able to walk somehow. His legs look terrible. I think when he gets a family he needs to be operated again. I just know they operated him several times in Kampala. JJ is very good in keeping himself busy when he is alone. Sometimes I observe him and he’s singing or talking with himself but he is not mentally disabled. He’s the first who knew my name when I came last year. He understands everything and he speaks. He just needs attention like all the kids do. Always when he gets attention he’s the happiest person in the world, and his eyes are always shining. He’s motivated to walk. He’s motivated for nearly everything. He will melt anyone’s heart. He really is a clever and loving little boy.

$4916.53 is available towards the cost of my adoption!

Donations are tax deductible.

Andrea

Andrea (3)Andrea 2013 (1)Andrea is 4 years old and has scoliosis, strabismus of the eyes and possibly microcephaly.

She is so sweet and happy. She cannot sit or walk.

Updated June 2013:  She is now sitting up!

$39.05 is available towards the cost of my adoption!

Donations are tax deductible.

Diana

Diana 2013Diana 2013-001Diana, she is 9 years old and is HIV positive and cannot talk. It is currently unknown why she doesn’t speak.

 

She is such a happy kiddo!  She really is darling.

Update June 2013:  
Diana is a very very lively girl, she’s always moving, running around. She does not speak, just one word and this is “JAGU JAGU JAGU” but I am convinced she understands EVERYTHING! When I am sad she sees it and puts her arms around me. When she does something wrong and you are angry she understands. When you say “go away” she goes. Diana is very thin but she has so much power. She is always always hungry and always looking around for some food.   The mothers don’t have enough time to care specific for one kid so most oft he time nobody recognizes what they are doing. If somebody would tell Diana what to do and what shes not allowed she would understand. She is clever. And I think needs more food. I don’t know if she has maybe problems with metabolism. But she needs special medication because she’s HIV positive. Diana is a lovely girl and if she would get more attention she would be even more lovely.

$50.00 is available towards the cost of my adoption!

Donations are tax deductible.

Rita

Rita 2013 (1)Rita (3)Rita has severe Cerebral Palsy. She is 5 years old.

 

Though she did not smile when I actually took the pictures, she was smiling up a storm between the pictures.

More information will be coming soon.

$207.50 is available towards the cost of my adoption!

Donations are tax deductible.

 

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