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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.

Ruben

RubenRuben is a 12 year old boy who is HIV+.

Ruben is described as always smiling. He loves to dance and he loves music. He enjoys making up beats and learning new rhythms. He is one of the most playful children at the home as well as one of the brightest. He speaks English very well and dreams of going to America.

Even though he is 12 he still loves to cuddle upon the couch. He is friends with every kid in the home and all the young ones look up to him, while the older ones love joking around with him. He is a double orphan and needs a family.

  • His orphanage will require a Christian family who can provide a letter of recommendation from their pastor. Interested families will need to send a letter of introduction to the orphanage and have their homestudy approved by the orphanage social worker before being able to be matched.
  • Families with six or less children at home preferred but we can inquire about an exception
  • Couples must be married at least 1 year and one parent at least 21 years older than the child being adopted
  • One parent over 25 years old.
$186.00 is available towards the cost of my adoption!

Donations are tax deductible.
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Jasmine

JasmineGuardian AngelThis beautiful girl is 13 years old and HIV+.

Jasmine came to the orphanage in 2008. She is doing very well in the orphanage and has learned a lot from the other kids at the home. She loves to dance and listen to music; she has a beautiful singing voice.

She enjoys playing with the younger kids and they in turn really look up to her. She is exceptionally beautiful with a smile that lights up the entire room. At times she is reserved but she is so eager to learn about any and everything. She is very good with technology and is learning how to use a computer.

  • Her orphanage will require a Christian family who can provide a letter of recommendation from their pastor. Interested families will need to send a letter of introduction to the orphanage and have their homestudy approved by the orphanage social worker before being able to be matched.
  • Families with six or less children at home preferred but we can inquire about an exception
  • Couples must be married at least 1 year and one parent at least 21 years older than the child being adopted
  • One parent over 25 years old.

 

$2708.40 is available towards the cost of my adoption!

Donations are tax deductible.

Julius

JuliusJulius is a little boy about 18 months old.

He was found to have hydrocephalus and now has a shunt. He has had mild seizures and has a sun setting gaze (eyes persistently look downward). He has developmental delays and appears to have some hearing and vision loss. He has some hypertonicity in his limbs.

He is a very sweet, content and happy baby boy. He loves to cuddle.

  • His orphanage will require a Christian family who can provide a letter of recommendation from their pastor. Interested families will need to send a letter of introduction to the orphanage and have their homestudy approved by the orphanage social worker before being able to be matched.
  • Families with six or less children at home preferred but we can inquire about an exception
  • Couples must be married at least 1 year and one parent at least 21 years older than the child being adopted
  • One parent over 25 years old.
$193.50 is available towards the cost of my adoption!

Donations are tax deductible.

Dante

DanteDante is a 13 year old boy who is HIV+.

He is considered very intelligent! He has some of the highest grades at the orphanage. He also speaks the best English of all the children. He is friends with everyone and everyone loves him. His caregivers say that he is so sweet and kind to everyone around him and doesn’t get in trouble. He is a real people pleaser, with a big heart. He is a favorite of some friends of the agency who visit the orphanage and we would love to see him find a family soon.

 

  • His orphanage will require a Christian family who can provide a letter of recommendation from their pastor. Interested families will need to send a letter of introduction to the orphanage and have their homestudy approved by the orphanage social worker before being able to be matched.
  • Families with six or less children at home preferred but we can inquire about an exception
  • Couples must be married at least 1 year and one parent at least 21 years older than the child being adopted
  • One parent over 25 years old.
$67.20 is available towards the cost of my adoption!

Donations are tax deductible.
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Clinton

ClintonThis little boy is 5 years old.  He has been diagnosed with cerebral palsy.

Clinton is an intelligent and sweet boy. He has a huge, beautiful smile. He enjoys other children.

He is best friends with Carl, who also needs a family.

Clinton and Carl

 

  • His orphanage will require a Christian family who can provide a letter of recommendation from their pastor. Interested families will need to send a letter of introduction to the orphanage and have their homestudy approved by the orphanage social worker before being able to be matched.
  • Families with six or less children at home preferred but we can inquire about an exception
  • Couples must be married at least 1 year and one parent at least 21 years older than the child being adopted
  • One parent over 25 years old.
$216.00 is available towards the cost of my adoption!

Donations are tax deductible.

Malea

MaleaThis little girl is about 7 years old and is HIV+.

Malea is the smallest child in her orphanage. She is described as fierce and sassy, yet loveable. She loves to be on the swing set and when boys tell her to get off she tells them to go away because she is not done yet. Visitors fall in love with her larger than life personality instantly. She is the cleanest child in the house and self sufficient always washing her own clothes. When the children are walking home from school she will pick up a stick and tells the others to go faster. She is a strong willed little girl.

She has some ADHD tendencies, may have some intellectual delays and has suspected (but not diagnosed) microcephaly. We believe this little girl may do best as the youngest child in a family who is prepared to parent a very energetic little girl who may have other special needs besides HIV.

  • Her orphanage will require a Christian family who can provide a letter of recommendation from their pastor. Interested families will need to send a letter of introduction to the orphanage and have their homestudy approved by the orphanage social worker before being able to be matched.
  • Families with six or less children at home preferred but we can inquire about an exception
  • Couples must be married at least 1 year and one parent at least 21 years older than the child being adopted
  • One parent over 25 years old.
$217.25 is available towards the cost of my adoption!

Donations are tax deductible.
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Harrison

HudsonThis joyful little boy is 3 years old. He is diagnosed with cerebral palsy.

He has a beautiful smile and responds when people talk to him. He currently needs assistance with all areas of life.

This cute boy needs a family to help him reach his full potential!

 

$358.20 is available towards the cost of my adoption!

Donations are tax deductible.

Carl

Caleb  (2)This little boy is 5 years old. He is diagnosed with cerebral palsy. He has so much potential!

Carl is smart and funny. He gets along well with other children. He is a cute and smiley boy who needs a family! He is best friends with Clinton, who also needs a family.Clinton and Carl

 

  • His orphanage will require a Christian family who can provide a letter of recommendation from their pastor. Interested families will need to send a letter of introduction to the orphanage and have their homestudy approved by the orphanage social worker before being able to be matched.
  • Families with six or less children at home preferred but we can inquire about an exception
  • Couples must be married at least 1 year and one parent at least 21 years older than the child being adopted
  • One parent over 25 years old.
$499.50 is available towards the cost of my adoption!

Donations are tax deductible.

Jeromy

JaromeThis is a very cute 9 year old boy who needs a family! He has been diagnosed with cerebral palsy and is fully dependent on others to meet his needs. He is constantly smiling!

He is easily startled and does best when warned of upcoming activities. He loves when people interact with him and would be so happy to have the love and attention of a family.

 

  • His orphanage will require a Christian family who can provide a letter of recommendation from their pastor. Interested families will need to send a letter of introduction to the orphanage and have their homestudy approved by the orphanage social worker before being able to be matched.
  • Families with six or less children at home preferred but we can inquire about an exception
  • Couples must be married at least 1 year and one parent at least 21 years older than the child being adopted
  • One parent over 25 years old.
$590.00 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.

 

Elias

Elias turned 3 in June but is still very much a baby in his development. He has significant cerebral palsy and seizures. He needs total care. He is fed through an NG tube but we hope he will be getting a g-tube soon. Elias is in an excellent orphanage where he receives loving care from his caregivers. He receives physical therapy and is adored by the staff. He has a hard time tracking with his eyes but when he does get a chance to focus on you or a toy he lights up with a huge smile! He loves to be held, talked to and played with. He cries when you put him down.

The agency has additional pictures and video available.

 

  • His orphanage will require a Christian family who can provide a letter of recommendation from their pastor. Interested families will need to send a letter of introduction to the orphanage and have their homestudy approved by the orphanage social worker before being able to be matched.
  • Families with six or less children at home preferred but we can inquire about an exception
  • Couples must be married at least 1 year and one parent at least 21 years older than the child being adopted
  • One parent over 25 years old.
$72.00 is available towards the cost of my adoption!

Donations are tax deductible.
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