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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God is Faithful in the Wait

By Erica Ho | December 21, 2020

So many of our families are in a pattern of what feels like endless waiting right now. Becky Bearden, an America World China Momma, reached out with a short encouragement this week: This morning as I was doing my Advent devotional, I was reminded how this season of waiting for the Christ Child to come…

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…