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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China Waiting Child: Daisy

By Mike Stone | March 19, 2018

Daisy is a cute little girl that our assessment teams met several times in China in June of 2015, and then again in June and November of 2016. When assessed in November of 2016, her speech appeared to be delayed and there was a question of a possible hearing impairment as her nannies stated she…

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China Waiting Child: Mae

By Mike Stone | March 16, 2018

Mae is a sweet little girl who is described as talkative and happy.  She currently lives with a foster family through a program at her orphanage. She attends rehabilitation and goes to an educational class each day, Monday through Saturday. Staff at the orphanage say she is beautiful and describe her as a well-mannered little…

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China Waiting Child: Marco – Healthy Child

By Mike Stone | March 15, 2018

Marco is a healthy young boy who enjoys going to school. In September of 2015, he studied with other children in the social school outside of his orphanage in their Kindergarten class. He made great progress and continues to progress in his classes. After school, he tells the caregivers all about school. He can speak…