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Ethiopia

America World's Ethiopia program began in 2006 and grew quickly. Although Ethiopia is still one of the largest adoption programs out there, there has been a steep decline nationwide in the number of children adopted from Ethiopia since 2011. America World has seen the process become more lengthy and more complicated throughout the years. 

Unfortunately, this country that is about twice the size of Texas has an estimated 4.3 million orphans. The children are…

Waiting Children in Ethiopia
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Requirements
At-A-Glance
Timeline: 48 - 60 months & increasing
Waiting Children Age: Boys/Girls, 6 months - 12 years
Parents Ages: 30 - 50
Marriage: 1 yr. at application; 2 yrs. at referral
Estimated Expenses: $30,530 - $40,340
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