America World is a China adoption agency and has seen thousands of families travel to China to bring their children home. While in-country, our experienced guides provide have navigated the adoption process for our families since 1994, allowing America World families to focus on their child. Learn more about how to begin your Chinese adoption below. With over 4,600 children placed into forever families with the help of a staff of caring, loving professionals, America World's experience in…

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China Adoption Timeline: 12 - 24 months average for waiting children
Children Ages for China Adoption: Boys/Girls, 8 months - 13 ½ years
Parents' Ages for China Adoption: 30 - 50* (* if both over 50, youngest parent no more than 50 yrs. older than child)
Marriage Requirements for China Adoption: 2 years (5 years if divorced); single women accepted
Estimated China Adoption Expenses: $31,000 - $45,000
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Join us as we advocate for 4 year old Hugh!

By Erica Ho | November 10, 2020

Hugh is described as a sweet 4-year-old little boy with a ready smile! He is a cooperative child who engages well with his caretakers and really enjoys playing with the other children. He was initially diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy, but his file indicates that he has no symptoms to support this diagnosis and very little…

As we enter the Season of Hope, help us speak up for Adam!

By Erica Ho | November 6, 2020

You may remember happy, energetic Adam, who always has a smile on his sweet face and who’s story we shared here!  One of our Loving Ambassador teams had the privilege of meeting Adam in person, and a team member shared some memories of her time with Adam: “Adam is a healthy, energetic little boy who…

Waiting for Mia: Anglen family story

By Erica Ho | October 16, 2020

Adoption is a calling that requires a great deal of faith and surrender in the process, but through it, God weaves some of the most beautiful stories that we have seen or heard. We love hearing how God has worked and is working in stirring hearts, directing paths, and meeting needs for our families in…