There is a very special joy that boys bring to life. Unfortunately, they are often the last ones to be chosen for adoption. We so hope you will find YOUR new son right here at the end of Reece’s Rainbow.

PLEASE HELP US raise grant funds and awareness for these precious, waiting angels. You really can save a life, with even the smallest gift!
You are also invited to send a check (no Paypal fees) to
Reece’s Rainbow, PO Box 146, Combined Locks, WI  54113

“Your gift will serve ALL of the children, as 10% of each waiting child donation is shared with our Voice of Hope fund as well!

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE PROCESS AND/OR ANY OF THE WAITING CHILDREN ON THIS PAGE, PLEASE INQUIRE.

Bohdi

Boy, Age: 5
Country Code: EE-1
Primary Diagnosis: hydrocephalus
Other congenital hydrocephalus; other disorders of nervous system; optic atrophy; anemia
Listed: May 2019
$1,497.35
has been donated towards the cost of my adoption!

Your gift will serve ALL of the children, as 10% of each Waiting Child Donation is shared with our Voice of Hope fund, as well!

Finlay

Boy, Age: 4
Country Code: EE-1
Primary Diagnosis: craniofacial disorder
Microcephaly; Mild intellectual disabilities; Umbilical hernia; Strabismus; Nystagmus; Congenital deformity of hip
Listed: Dec 2019
$145.35
has been donated towards the cost of my adoption!

Your gift will serve ALL of the children, as 10% of each Waiting Child Donation is shared with our Voice of Hope fund, as well!

Finley and Fern

Sibling Group
Ages: 7, 5
Country Code: EE-1
Primary Diagnosis: Other Special Needs
Boy, born September 2013
spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy; congenital pes planus; hearing loss, unspecified; optic atrophy; strabismus; other specified congenital malformation of the heart

Fern: Boy, born 2016
other specified congenital malformations, atrial septal defect, patent ductus arteriosis, laryngeal hypoplasia
congenital hydrophenosis, congenital vertical talus deformity, esotropia, vitamin deficiency, cytomegaloviral disease

Listed: Feb 2014
$8,131.37
has been donated towards the cost of my adoption!

Your gift will serve ALL of the children, as 10% of each Waiting Child Donation is shared with our Voice of Hope fund, as well!
From a family who met them July 2017:
Finley is precious and has the most adorable dimples! He walks very well and we are told has recently made incredible progress! The nannies love him and say is very friendly and helpful, and especially enjoys helping to set the table. He is soft spoken, but communicates well. We adored him!
Fern is doing so well! We were told he has improved dramatically with a change in medication. His smile just lights up the room! Updated pics, video and info 7/17!!

Fulton

Boy, Age: 4
Country Code: EE-1
Primary Diagnosis: Other Special Needs
Other congenital malformations of brain
Listed: Nov 2020
$4.50
has been donated towards the cost of my adoption!

Your gift will serve ALL of the children, as 10% of each Waiting Child Donation is shared with our Voice of Hope fund, as well!
By his medical statement his psychological development does not match his age

Gavyn

Boy, Age: 5
Country Code: EE-1
Primary Diagnosis: Congenital Heart Defect
Other specified disorders of brain; malnutrition; Other specified congenital malformations; Double outlet right ventricle; Other specified congenital malformations of kidney; Chronic obstructive pyelonephritis; Chronic kidney disease (CKD)
Listed: Jul 2018
$231.30
has been donated towards the cost of my adoption!

Your gift will serve ALL of the children, as 10% of each Waiting Child Donation is shared with our Voice of Hope fund, as well!

Gregson

Boy, Age: 5
Country Code: EE-1
Primary Diagnosis: Cerebral palsy
Spastic cerebral palsy; cryptorchism; inconclusive laboratory evidence of human immunodeficiency virus of HIV; congenital kidney malformation unspecified; heart murmur
Listed: Aug 2017
$112.50
has been donated towards the cost of my adoption!

Your gift will serve ALL of the children, as 10% of each Waiting Child Donation is shared with our Voice of Hope fund, as well!

Tyson #

Boy, Age: 3
Listed: Apr 2021
*** I am eligible for a $2,000 Grant! ***
This grant is offered by Reece’s Rainbow, for children in this specific country. Grant funds are dependent on available funding. For more information, email childinquiry@reecesrainbow.org ***
Diagnosis:Bilateral sensorineural hearing loss (with hearing aid); shunt due to internal hydrocephalus; spastic cerebral palsy

Tyson was born premature and had several complications after birth. He can sit on his own with good balanced reactions. He crawls following the correct motor model. He stands up and walks sideways vertically. He can walk when one of his hands is held and has more control when it’s his right hand being held. He can stand up straight without falling for 2-3 seconds. When walking with a walker, he begins to bend his knees. He purposefully grabs a toy that is handed to him and can switch it from hand to hand. He shows an interest in musical toys and enjoys them. He has started making sounds and simply syllables such as “ma-ma”. He enjoys having someone sing to him and likes to receive hugs. He eats from a spoon. His overall development is delayed.
Photos and videos from August 2020 are available through the agency.

Orren

Boy, Age: 5
Country Code: EE-1
Primary Diagnosis: Congenital Heart Defect
Microcephaly; heart condition (post-op)
Listed: Aug 2020
$1,410.30
has been donated towards the cost of my adoption!

Your gift will serve ALL of the children, as 10% of each Waiting Child Donation is shared with our Voice of Hope fund, as well!
He understands everything and talks back; he follows instructions. He is waiting to get his family.

Russ and Ward

Sibling Group
Ages: 3, 3
Country Code: EE-1
Primary Diagnosis: Other Special Needs
Twin Boys

Boy 1: disorder of the brain, hypermetropia, astigmatism, atrial septal defect, patent ductus arteriosus, exposure to hiv, malnutrition

Boy 2: disorder of the brain, astigmatism, exposure to hiv, lack of development

Listed: Jan 2020
$1,135.20
has been donated towards the cost of my adoption!

Your gift will serve ALL of the children, as 10% of each Waiting Child Donation is shared with our Voice of Hope fund, as well!
This will be a two part adoption: Family must be prepared to adopt boy 1, then have to go back to adopt boy 2. this is because only boy 1 qualifies for expedited availability as both have not yet been listed on the registry for one year. Once adoption 1 is done, the family can file for adoption of the second child immediately as a bio sibling of their child.

Berend

Boy, Age: 5
Country Code: EE-1
Primary Diagnosis: Other Special Needs
consequences of neuroinfection; consequences of inflammatory diseases of the central nervous system; hypertrophy of adenoids; weak hypermetropia of both eyes
Listed: Jun 2020
$14.00
has been donated towards the cost of my adoption!

Your gift will serve ALL of the children, as 10% of each Waiting Child Donation is shared with our Voice of Hope fund, as well!

Harlan

Boy, Age: 3
Country Code: EE-1
Primary Diagnosis: Congenital Heart Defect
Multiple congenital malformations, not elsewhere classified; Other specified congenital malformations of brain; spastic tetraplegia; epilepsy, Congenital Heart Defect (ASD), Nonrheumatic mitral (valve) insufficiency;
Pain in joints
Listed: Nov 2020
$258.60
has been donated towards the cost of my adoption!

Your gift will serve ALL of the children, as 10% of each Waiting Child Donation is shared with our Voice of Hope fund, as well!
Harlan has 2 siblings: his half-sister, born in 2010, is not adoptable because she lives in her biological father’s family. His brother, born in 2006, lives in a different orphanage.

Due to this boy’s special news, the governmental authorities may consider the separation of brothers. However, the family is to be approved for 2 children to cover the age of the older brother, (even if they don’t plan to adopt him) in order to separate the boys.

GRADEN #

Boy, Age: 4
Primary Diagnosis: Other Special Needs
CHIARI malformation; asthma- uses inhaler; delays in development
Listed: Jan 2021
*** I am eligible for a $2,000 Grant! ***
This grant is offered by Reece’s Rainbow, for children in this specific country. Grant funds are dependent on available funding. For more information, email childinquiry@reecesrainbow.org ***
Graden was born prematurely and experienced many complications after birth. He spent the first 5 months of his life in the hospital and has lived in one of the biggest orphanages in his birth country since leaving the hospital. He is often sick with respiratory infections and has an inhaler for asthma. He’s  been diagnosed with CHIARI malformation, but no treatment or surgery has been planned.

He can stand with support and will side step when holding on to something. He picks up toys, moves them from hand to hand and attempts to manipulate them. He interacts with staff members and other children. He reacts positively when he is given attention from adults and willingly interacts during therapy sessions and time with his teacher at the orphanage.

Update April 2021:
Graden was moved out of the orphanage and into a group home in December 2020. He’s made several developmental gains since being transferred. He now has the opportunity to attend a day program 3 days a week to receive specialized instruction and therapy. Medically, he no longer requires an inhailer.
Graden can walk when holding onto someone’s hands or an object (like a walker). He can walk up steps while holding on to the rail. He moves around independently by crawling. He eats from a spoon and drinks from an open cup. He enjoys pretzels for snack and does not have any issues with chewing. He likes to look at himself in the mirror and will dance while watching his reflection. He loves music. He explores and plays with toys. He can follow simple directions. He can mimic actions and learns basic tasks quickly when they are demonstrated for him. The staff at his new home believe he would make tremendous progress in a family.
Photos and videos from April 2021 are available for interested families.

 

Trent #

Boy, Age: 5
Primary Diagnosis: Congenital Heart Defect
Pulmonary atresia with interventricular defect. Hypoplastic intrapericardial confluent pulmonary arteries. Hyperviscosity syndrome. Iron deficiency anemia.
*** I am eligible for a $2,000 Grant! ***
This grant is offered by Reece’s Rainbow, for children in this specific country. Grant funds are dependent on available funding. For more information, email childinquiry@reecesrainbow.org ***
Trent is receiving ongoing medical care for his heart condition. Doctors in his country have determined that the surgery he needs is too risky to be performed there. Trent’s full health condition is listed as: Complex congenital heart malformation – Pulmonary atresia with interventricular defect. Hypoplastic confluent pulmonary arteries. Multilateral pulmonary circulation. Congestive heart failure. Chronic therapy with ACE inhibitor, diuretic. Treated with antibiotics. Prevention of bacterial endocarditis.

Developmentally, Trent is reported to be developing cognitively at a normal rate. He does not have any known cognitive delays. His gross and fine motor skills are well developed for his age. Due to his heart condition, he gets physically tired easily. He has good concentration and pays attention to details. He plays with toys and interacts with people appropriately. He talks in simple sentences and understands everything said to him. His memory is well developed and he’s already demonstrating higher order thinking skills. He sings children’s songs that he’s memorizes, can answer questions about objects in a book, and can also form questions, ask them and wait appropriately for an answer from someone. He does not have any known behavior issues. He interacts appropriately with other children and with caregivers. He’s described as calm and friendly.

Yager #

Boy, Age: 4
Primary Diagnosis: Spina bifida
Listed: May 2019
*** I am eligible for a $2,000 Grant! ***
This grant is offered by Reece’s Rainbow, for children in this specific country. Grant funds are dependent on available funding. For more information, email childinquiry@reecesrainbow.org ***
Yager loves the company of the adults. He likes to be engaged in play and laughs when interacted with. He has a special relationship with one of the staff members, who always accompanies him for operations and for check-ups. While lying on his back, he can turn on his abdomen, he pulls himself up with his arms. The muscles above the waist are very well-developed. He will reach for an adult and when you extend your hands, he immediately pulls himself to the sitting position. He eats from a bottle while holding it himself. When he sees toys, he reaches for them and tries to get them. If he gets upset he easily calms down if cudded.

He repeats syllables and pronounces sounds. He holds toys in his hands and knocks them together. He can follow simple directions.

Photos and videos are available through the agency.

Warik

Boy, Age: 7
Country Code: EE-1
Primary Diagnosis: Epilepsy/ seizure disorder
Generalized idiopathic epilepsy and epileptic syndromes
Mild mental retardation
Convergent concomitant strabismus
Listed: Dec 2019
$1,319.99
has been donated towards the cost of my adoption!

Your gift will serve ALL of the children, as 10% of each Waiting Child Donation is shared with our Voice of Hope fund, as well!
Boy, born 2014

Updated pics 12/19!

Warik has two sisters; they’ve already been adopted.

Kellen

Boy, Age: 4
Country Code: EE-1
Primary Diagnosis: hydrocephalus
congenital malformation of the corpus callosum, hydrocephalus, ventricular septal defect, atrial septal defect, congenital talipes calcaneovarus, bilateral inguinal hernia, umbilical hernia, polysyndactyly; preterm
Listed: Dec 2017
$1,061.08
has been donated towards the cost of my adoption!

Your gift will serve ALL of the children, as 10% of each Waiting Child Donation is shared with our Voice of Hope fund, as well!
Sweet baby boy!

Kenji

Boy, Age: 5
Country Code: EE-1
Primary Diagnosis: Other Special Needs
disorder of the brain; hypospadias; valgus deformity; craniosynostosis; myopia; anemia
Listed: Jan 2020
$15.00
has been donated towards the cost of my adoption!

Your gift will serve ALL of the children, as 10% of each Waiting Child Donation is shared with our Voice of Hope fund, as well!

Lennon

Boy, Age: 4
Country Code: EE-1
Primary Diagnosis: Other Special Needs
Developmental disorder of speech and language, Other phakomatoses, Umbilical hernia, Congenital malformation of cardiac chambers and connections, Esotropia, Congenital ptosis, malnutrition, anemia, Other disorders of psychological development
Listed: Nov 2020
$137.00
has been donated towards the cost of my adoption!

Your gift will serve ALL of the children, as 10% of each Waiting Child Donation is shared with our Voice of Hope fund, as well!

Lennox

Boy, Age: 5
Country Code: EE-1
Primary Diagnosis: Cerebral palsy
Spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy; Other specified congenital malformations; Other specified congenital malformations of brain; Optic atrophy in diseases classified elsewhere; Chronic viral hepatitis B without delta-agent; Other interstitial pulmonary diseases with fibrosis
Listed: May 2019
$1,160.80
has been donated towards the cost of my adoption!

Your gift will serve ALL of the children, as 10% of each Waiting Child Donation is shared with our Voice of Hope fund, as well!

Nehamiah

Boy, Age: 4
Country Code: EE-1
Primary Diagnosis: hydrocephalus
Bladder fistula; Stress incontinence; Chronic interstitial nephritis; Chronic kidney disease; Hydrocephalus (condition after shunting)
Listed: Jun 2020
$19.35
has been donated towards the cost of my adoption!

Your gift will serve ALL of the children, as 10% of each Waiting Child Donation is shared with our Voice of Hope fund, as well!

Niall

Boy, Age: 5
Country Code: EE-1
Primary Diagnosis: hydrocephalus
Congenital malformations of corpus callosum; Communicating hydrocephalus; ther generalized epilepsy and epileptic syndromes; congenital deformities of hip; congenital deformities of chest
Listed: Oct 2020
$2,316.00
has been donated towards the cost of my adoption!

Your gift will serve ALL of the children, as 10% of each Waiting Child Donation is shared with our Voice of Hope fund, as well!

Parc

Boy, Age: 3
Country Code: EE-1
Primary Diagnosis: Cerebral palsy
Cerebral palsy; malnutrition; anemia; Astigmatism; Optic atrophy; Exotropia; Other ill-defined heart diseases
Listed: Nov 2019
$2,086.50
has been donated towards the cost of my adoption!

Your gift will serve ALL of the children, as 10% of each Waiting Child Donation is shared with our Voice of Hope fund, as well!

Percy

Boy, Age: 2
Country Code: EE-1
Primary Diagnosis: Genetic Condition (non-DS)
Arnold Chiari syndrome; probably spina bifida
Listed: Dec 2019
$5,030.80
has been donated towards the cost of my adoption!

Your gift will serve ALL of the children, as 10% of each Waiting Child Donation is shared with our Voice of Hope fund, as well!

Preslley

Boy, Age: 5
Country Code: EE-1
Primary Diagnosis: Epilepsy/ seizure disorder
epilepsy; valgus deformity; other disorders of psychological development; Undescended and ectopic testicle; Disorder of prostate
Listed: Jan 2020
$1,301.50
has been donated towards the cost of my adoption!

Your gift will serve ALL of the children, as 10% of each Waiting Child Donation is shared with our Voice of Hope fund, as well!
He cannot talk. He permanently uses anti-convulsants. He can feed himself without assistance.

Rafi

Boy, Age: 3
Country Code: EE-1
Primary Diagnosis: Other Special Needs
Paraplegia; Nonobstructive reflux-associated chronic pyelonephritis; Congenital dislocation of hip, bilateral; Other congenital deformities of feet; Other congenital malformations of spine, not associated with scoliosis; anemia; Other ill-defined heart diseases; Hypermetropia; Renal hypoplasia, unspecified
Listed: Feb 2020
$1,478.15
has been donated towards the cost of my adoption!

Your gift will serve ALL of the children, as 10% of each Waiting Child Donation is shared with our Voice of Hope fund, as well!

Scott

Boy, Age: 5
Country Code: EE-1
Primary Diagnosis: Congenital Heart Defect
callosal agenesis; congenital cerebral cyst; open oval window
Listed: Jul 2016
$370.00
has been donated towards the cost of my adoption!

Your gift will serve ALL of the children, as 10% of each Waiting Child Donation is shared with our Voice of Hope fund, as well!
Sweet baby boy!

Cedric

Boy, Age: 4
Country Code: EE-1
Primary Diagnosis: Congenital Heart Defect
Disorder of the Brain; Other developmental disorders of speech and language; Undescended testicle; Accessory thumb(s); Acquired deformity of chest and rib; Ventricular septal defect
Listed: Dec 2019
$2,500.15
has been donated towards the cost of my adoption!

Your gift will serve ALL of the children, as 10% of each Waiting Child Donation is shared with our Voice of Hope fund, as well!

Vincent, Wade & Siblings

Sibling Group
Ages: 5, 7, 17, 15, 13, 11
Country Code: EE-1
Primary Diagnosis: Other Special Needs
Vincent: Youngest Boy, born 2014: Disorder of brain, unspecified; malnutrition

Wade: born 2016: Disorder of brain, unspecified

Listed: Dec 2018
$1,248.00
has been donated towards the cost of my adoption!

Your gift will serve ALL of the children, as 10% of each Waiting Child Donation is shared with our Voice of Hope fund, as well!
Total of 6 siblings: the other 4 siblings are 14 (a boy), 12 (a girl), 10 (a girl) and 8 (a boy). The older 4 have been to the US for hosting.

AJ

Boy, Age: 4
Country Code: LA-6
Primary Diagnosis: Other Special Needs
Grade I Osteogenesis imperfecta, controlled asthma, controlled atopic dermatitis, right cryptorchidism (undescended testicle)
Listed: Mar 2021
$90.00
has been donated towards the cost of my adoption!

Your gift will serve ALL of the children, as 10% of each Waiting Child Donation is shared with our Voice of Hope fund, as well!
AJ is a calm, loving, shy boy who came into the care when he was about a year old; he was found abandoned. He has favorably adapted to the institution where he is being cared for and he has made significant progress in his motor process.  The boy moves his upper and lower extremities, he can take his feet to his mouth, he crawls, and tries to stay standing with support. The report also states that AJ is a boy who explores the environment, he maintains attention and interacts with people, appropriately responding to the sensory stimuli that are presented to him. AJ likes children’s songs and dances imitating his peers, he likes colorful musical instrument toys.

Photo available from agency!

When the medical report was first performed when he was about one year old, AJ was not walking and a level of delay is reported in the cognitive, language and motor areas that are related to the state of severe malnutrition with which he was found as an infant.

His Grade I Osteogenesis Imperfecta is the mildest form of the condition. Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a genetic disorder characterized by bones that break easily. OI is highly variable. Its signs and symptoms range from mild to severe. In addition to fractures (broken bones), people with OI sometimes have muscle weakness, loose joints (joint laxity), curvature of the spine (scoliosis), brittle teeth (dentinogenesis imperfecta), and hearing loss. A classification system dividing OI into several types is commonly used to help describe how severely a person is affected. Type I is the mildest and most common form of OI.

Shepard

Boy, Age: 5
Country Code: EE-1
Primary Diagnosis: Other Special Needs
Congenital debility NOS
Unilateral small kidneys
Unilateral inguinal hernia
Atrial septal defect
Listed: Aug 2017
$1,033.50
has been donated towards the cost of my adoption!

Your gift will serve ALL of the children, as 10% of each Waiting Child Donation is shared with our Voice of Hope fund, as well!
Sweet baby boy!!

Santiago

Boy, Age: 2
Country Code: EE-1
Primary Diagnosis: Other Special Needs
Fetal alcohol syndrome (dysmorphic); Congenital deformity of sternocleidomastoid muscle; Disorder of brain, unspecified
Listed: Nov 2020
$236.00
has been donated towards the cost of my adoption!

Your gift will serve ALL of the children, as 10% of each Waiting Child Donation is shared with our Voice of Hope fund, as well!

Fabian

Boy, Age: 2
Country Code: EE-1
Primary Diagnosis: Other Special Needs
Fetal alcohol syndrome (dysmorphic)
Listed: Nov 2020
$193.50
has been donated towards the cost of my adoption!

Your gift will serve ALL of the children, as 10% of each Waiting Child Donation is shared with our Voice of Hope fund, as well!
He has 5 siblings in the family-style children home, they are not adoptable.

Danny #

Boy, Age: 2
Primary Diagnosis: hydrocephalus, Spina bifida
Spina Bifida, hydrocephalus-shunt placed
Listed: Nov 2020
*** I am eligible for a $2,000 Grant! ***
This grant is offered by Reece’s Rainbow, for children in this specific country. Grant funds are dependent on available funding. For more information, email childinquiry@reecesrainbow.org ***
Danny loves being in the playroom at the orphanage. He plays with toys and gets very excited when adults interact with him. He enjoys listening to music. He participates in therapy each day to work on learning new skills.

Tony #

Boy, Age: 4
Primary Diagnosis: HIV or Hep
HIV+; delays in development
Listed: Nov 2020
*** I am eligible for a $2,000 Grant! ***
This grant is offered by Reece’s Rainbow, for children in this specific country. Grant funds are dependent on available funding. For more information, email childinquiry@reecesrainbow.org ***
Tony’s birth mother is HIV+ and is reported to have abused drugs during her pregnancy with him. He was born premature at 33 weeks and was confirmed HIV+ after birth. He was immediately placed on antiviral therapy. His viral load grew, so his medication was changed. His viral load consistently dropped on the new medications. His last 2 lab reports show that his viral load is undetectable.
Tony has been diagnosed with mental delays and expressive speech delays. He walks, speaks using simple words, understands what is said to him and eats from a spoon.  He’s described as having positive emotions. He plays with toys and responds appropriately to staff.

Daniel

Boy, Age: 5
Country Code: EE-7
Primary Diagnosis: Other Special Needs
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
Listed: Oct 2019
$25.00
has been donated towards the cost of my adoption!

Your gift will serve ALL of the children, as 10% of each Waiting Child Donation is shared with our Voice of Hope fund, as well!
Daniel is a boy whose cognitive and physical development is close to his expected age. He is described as very curious, sweet, gentle, outgoing and has good relationships with other children. He makes good eye contact, speaks in words and sentences, implements instructions and has a sweet personality. Diagnosed with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and mixed development disorder. Pictures are available from the agency.

Nehemiah

Boy, Age: 5
Country Code: EE-8
Primary Diagnosis: Other Special Needs
FAS, Hypermetropic astigmatism. Protein energy malnutrition. Changes of retinopathy and retinal blood vessels. Moderate mental delays with significant impairment of behavior requiring attention or treatment
Listed: Jan 2020
$27.00
has been donated towards the cost of my adoption!

Your gift will serve ALL of the children, as 10% of each Waiting Child Donation is shared with our Voice of Hope fund, as well!
Nehemiah has grayish-blue eyes and brown hair. Nehemiah is very active and moving, generally in a positive mood. He likes to walk a lot, walks hand in hand with adults willingly, can do it independently, but in long walks can also use the walking frame. There is no sense of fear in his movements, can climb on different objects (table, windowsill). Nehemiah likes to exercise, to do backbends and plays alone often. He has short-term steadiness while playing with the toys. He still puts toys in his mouth. Nehemiah likes to play with the toy car, to page through the picture books, but only for a short moment. His attention can be attracted by musical toys. He sometimes doesn’t sleep during the day, he likes to play while he falls asleep, sometimes has difficulties to fall asleep in the evening, but sleeps well at night. Nehemiah often expresses his feelings with gesticulation and mimicry. He says different sounds, syllables “ta-ta”, “bu-bu”, but doesn’t pronounce words. The boy eats independently, but has to be looked after, drinks unwillingly.

Alistair

Boy, Age: 4
Country Code: EE-1
Primary Diagnosis: Cerebral palsy
Spastic hemiplegic cerebral palsy; Localization-related (focal) (partial) symptomatic epilepsy and epileptic syndromes with complex partial seizures; Unspecified intellectual disabilities; Asthma; Abnormal results of cardiovascular function studies
Listed: Dec 2019
$1,049.68
has been donated towards the cost of my adoption!

Your gift will serve ALL of the children, as 10% of each Waiting Child Donation is shared with our Voice of Hope fund, as well!

Adrianus

Boy, Age: 5
Country Code: EE-1
Primary Diagnosis: Congenital Heart Defect
Disorder of brain, unspecified; Other disorders of psychological development; Expressive language disorder; Contracture of joint; Congenital dislocation of hip, bilateral; Osteopathy in other diseases classified elsewhere; Other congenital malformations of cardiac chambers and connections; Hypermetropia
Listed: Jun 2020
$1,192.81
has been donated towards the cost of my adoption!

Your gift will serve ALL of the children, as 10% of each Waiting Child Donation is shared with our Voice of Hope fund, as well!

Abel

Boy, Age: 3
Country Code: EE-1
Primary Diagnosis: HIV or Hep
Microcephaly; Disorder of brain; Other developmental disorders of speech and language; Esotropia; Anemia; Carrier of viral hepatitis; Congenital hydronephrosis; Abnormal results of cardiovascular function studies
Listed: Dec 2019
$2,697.85
has been donated towards the cost of my adoption!

Your gift will serve ALL of the children, as 10% of each Waiting Child Donation is shared with our Voice of Hope fund, as well!

David #

Boy, Age: 5
Primary Diagnosis: Cerebral palsy
cerebral palsy; quadriparesis ; epilepsy; Bronchial asthma; delays in all aspects of development
Listed: Feb 2020
*** I am eligible for a $2,000 Grant! ***
This grant is offered by Reece’s Rainbow, for children in this specific country. Grant funds are dependent on available funding. For more information, email childinquiry@reecesrainbow.org ***
David was declared clinically dead at birth and resuscitated. He currently lives in a group home. He reaches for hanging objects and can hold a toy for brief periods of time. He is very responsive to caregivers. He smiles and shows pleasure when spoken to. He tracts objects and tries to focus on people who are talking to him and objects being presented to him. He rolls from his back to stomach in his bed.

Emeric #

Boy, Age: 3
Primary Diagnosis: Cerebral palsy
Listed: Jul 2020
*** I am eligible for a $2,000 Grant! ***
This grant is offered by Reece’s Rainbow, for children in this specific country. Grant funds are dependent on available funding. For more information, email childinquiry@reecesrainbow.org ***
Emeric can sit up in a special chair with support. He has poor support for his legs. He can hold a rattle with his left hand and shake it. He turns his head in the direction of sound. He has recently started tracking objects with his eyes. He enjoys listening to music. When music plays, he will get very still and listen to it with interest. He laughs and smiles in the presence of familiar adults. He eats blended food from a bottle.

Brian #

Boy, Age: 5
Primary Diagnosis: craniofacial disorder
Congenital malformation syndromes predominantly affecting facial appearance. Foramen ovale persistens. Transient pulmonary hypertension. Pes equinovarus bilateralis. Severe delay in neuro-psychical development
Listed: Jul 2018
*** I am eligible for a $2,000 Grant! ***
This grant is offered by Reece’s Rainbow, for children in this specific country. Grant funds are dependent on available funding. For more information, email childinquiry@reecesrainbow.org ***
Brian recognizes familiar adults and has formed an attachment to his favorite caregiver. He is uncomfortable around strangers. He is working with a physical therapist and a teacher on fine and gross motor skills. He can pick up toys and transfer them from hand to hand. His teacher reports that he understands what is being said to him and has recently begun responding to simple directions such as “give me”. He is able to sit unassisted and moves around in a baby walker.

Photos and videos are available through the agency.

Harry #

Boy, Age: 5
Primary Diagnosis: Spina bifida
spina bifida and lower flaccid paraplegia, hydrocephalus (has been addressed with no concerns), developmental delays
Listed: Sep 2019
*** I am eligible for a $2,000 Grant! ***
This grant is offered by Reece’s Rainbow, for children in this specific country. Grant funds are dependent on available funding. For more information, email childinquiry@reecesrainbow.org ***
Harry is unable to walk due to being paralyzed from the waist down, but he’s such a lively little boy. Harry loves toys and crawls towards them with excitement. He understands commands and he has a pretty good vocabulary. If on his back, he can sit up with no help. Harry is described as radiant and positive.

Jasper #

Boy, Age: 3
Primary Diagnosis: Other Special Needs
Cerebral leukomalacia, feed via NG tube
Listed: Aug 2019
*** I am eligible for a $2,000 Grant! ***
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Jasper is a bright little boy, smiling all the time. He holds toys and tries to play with them. He is currently fed with a NG tube. He does have a sucking reflex, but has difficulty with swallowing.

He can turn without help from his stomach to his back and backwards again. He can hold his head up and control it. He has a weak leg support and cannot stay upright, yet, but can kick with his legs and if put into a walker, can even move to a short distance. He plays with hanging toys when he’s laying on his back. He babbles and makes sounds. He cries at appropriate times, like when he rolls over into the side of the crib and needs help to be moved.

Josiah #

Boy, Age: 5
Primary Diagnosis: Genetic Condition (non-DS)
genetic metabolic disease – pyruvate-kinase deficiency – homozygote mutation p-R 446; mild to moderate core and periventricular lesions; generalized muscle hypotonia; severely delayed physical and neuro-psychological development;
Listed: Oct 2018
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Josiah moves in space by turning from back to belly and vice versa. He has started forming some of the perceptions about objects from his constant surroundings and everyday life. He connects some objects from his surroundings with the actions performed with them.

When awake, Josiah is mostly calm. He would laugh out loud when jested. During active interactions with adults Josiah pronounces various sounds and random syllables. Josiah follows a specific dietary regime and has food individually prepared for him. He is fed with a spoon by an adult and has a picky appetite. He is calm during dressing and bathing. Josiah’s sleep is calm.

Ashford #

Boy, Age: 5
Primary Diagnosis: craniofacial disorder
Microcephaly
Listed: Sep 2017
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Ashford enjoys the presence of adults and emotionally expresses himself with laughter, crying and sounds. He laughs when tickled and smiles when he sees familiar faces. Ashford is unable to sit, stand, nor does he have head control. He prefers to be on his stomach. He does not have coordinated movement of his arms or legs and has little ability to hold a toy. Ashford’s diagnosis is Microcephaly. He was born prematurely and received intervention at the hospital at birth. Some history of convulsions, controlled with medication. Suspicion of left nasal atresia.

Anthony #

Boy, Age: 5
Primary Diagnosis: hydrocephalus
Neonatal, cerebral schemia; hydrocephalus; ventriculoperitoneal shunt
Listed: Mar 2017
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Anthony is an adorable, sweet 1 year old! Anthony has a lack of development physically and neurologically. In late 2015, a ventriculoperiteneal shunt was placed and he has been free of seizures since then. He cannot sit upright by himself and does not talk, but responds to sound. Anthony is tube fed due to lack of suck reflex. He does not react well to teasing or tactile stimulation by smiling but by irritation and crying.

Adrian #

Boy, Age: 5
Primary Diagnosis: Cerebral palsy
Condition after extreme low weight at birth (prematurity IV degree). Cerebral palsy, spastic form – moderate degree. Bronchopulmonary dysplasia /BPD/. Delayed physical and psychomotor development. Bilateral neuro-sensory hearing loss.
Listed: Apr 2019
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Aidan has delays in his psychomotor development. He has a potential and if he receives special cares, he will be able to achieve progress. His interactions with others are on an elementary level. The child feels calm in the presence of familiar adults. He is curious and walks around in his walker reaching for different items. The toys which stimulate his tactile sensors are more interesting for him than other toys and items, for example children’s books

Jesse

Boy, Age: 4
Country Code: LA-4
Primary Diagnosis: Cerebral palsy
Listed: Oct 2020
$1,040.00
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Jesse is definitely a smart boy! He is nonverbal, but already recognizes a lot of letters and their sounds. He communicates by moving his hand closer to the letter or option he is choosing. He is working hard on these skills in preschool, which he currently attends two afternoons each week. He also uses his eyes to communicate. Sometimes I will tell him to look at someone to say please, thank you or sorry and he is always quick to comply, unless he is mad, in which case he will either shut or roll his eyes. If given two choices, I’ll ask him to look at one person for the first choice and another person for the second choice. He is quick to answer, especially if it’s something he really wants. For example, I will say look at Irene if you want your milk or look at Judith if you want more food and he will look at Judith to indicate he wants another bowl of food. Jesse knows the name of all his familiar people and will quickly look at them with a smile if I ask where they are.

Jesse loves to laugh and is quite entertained by the antics of his foster brothers and sister. Every night, I take Jesse into his bedroom to sit by his bed and pray together. Our one year old has a habit of following us in to the bedroom and sitting down beside us until another adult comes to get him. Jesse always anticipates this and as soon as I sit down with him, he watches the door and smiles, until the toddler comes in and Jesse wiggles and dances with joy. Sometimes after Jesse is in bed, his buddy will climb in with him and they both laugh at the craziness of bedtime.

Physically, Jesse can balance in a sitting position for several seconds, with his legs crossed and using his arms for support. He doesn’t do it for long at a time before he tumbles over, but he is always very proud of his accomplishments. He doesn’t roll over, but when he is laying on his tummy (his favorite position!), he can lift his head up and look around. Jesse loves to practice his walking, especially if he can “chase” the other kids around. I support him by holding him under his arms and then he lifts his feet and off we go. Jesse wears AFOs to use his stander every day. He really enjoys this time and rarely fusses while he stands. He has a musical light up toy that he likes to use during this time and he is quick to fuss if one of the other kids tries to take it. He also goes to physical therapy four days a week where he works hard on continuing to develop his skills. Jesse still wears a diaper, but he is working on potty training and sits on his modified potty every evening before bath time. He will usually use it and always smiles proudly when we praise him for this. Jesse eats well, with mostly pureed food, although he also likes to eat things like crackers or cookies. He does not self-feed, but if we give him the spoon to hold, he works hard to bring it to his mouth. Jesse drinks from a sippy cup and a water bottle with a straw – he especially loves milk and juice, but nothing too cold!

Jesse enjoys spending time being pushed in a supportive swing and fusses when it is time to get out. He also likes watching movies and going for walks in our stroller. Jesse enjoys story time and holding his baby doll or stuffed lamb. He is an amazing little guy who will definitely be a huge blessing to his family!

Ping

Boy, Age: 3
Country Code: Asia.1
Region: Asia
Primary Diagnosis: Other Special Needs
epidermolysis bullosa (EB) and CHD-ASD
Listed: Apr 2020
$1,584.50
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Ping is a sweet little boy, with epidermolysis bullosa (EB) and CHD-ASD. Ping was sent to a special home when he was only a few weeks old because he needed nursing care for his skin, extra nutrition, and heart surgery. Ping has had surgery for his heart, but still needs lots of special care for his skin. His skin is easily damaged from ordinary things, like seams on clothing, scratching an itch, and by doing things like rolling over, sitting up, or crawling. During the summer of 2019, Ping started to eat food orally. His nannies are so proud of the progress he’s made! He can sit up independently and loves singing time!

We sure hope Ping’s family finds him and can get him home while he’s still so young!

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