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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Meet “Peter”, a Smart Boy with a Contagious Laugh

By America World | January 23, 2020

Peter is a sweet, inquisitive, active 10-year-old boy with the most joyful, contagious laugh!  A Loving Ambassador team recently spent time with Peter in November 2019, and they absolutely fell in love with him.  Team members describe him as very intelligent and articulate, with a very large vocabulary and good mental development and problem-solving skills.…

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Chinese New Year 2020!

By America World | January 21, 2020

January 25th through February 8th is the Chinese New Year!  Many of our families who adopted from China celebrate by attending local events or simply by visiting their favorite Chinese restaurant. For our families in Maryland, we have another option! Meet up for their annual celebration with other adoptive families! Come Celebrate Chinese New Year…

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China Waiting Child, “Wesson”: A Team Report

By America World | January 17, 2020

Wesson is a smart, active, friendly, and engaging 11-year old young man who longs for a home and would so benefit from the love and care of a forever family!  A Loving Ambassador team visited with Wesson in November 2019 and described him as outgoing, curious, and very cooperative and interactive!  He performed multiple songs…