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: Advocating for “Tara”

By America World | April 18, 2019

You may remember a post we shared here in March when we introduced a 12 ½-year-old girl who we call “Tara” on our Waiting Child site. We continue to pray that God would bring a family forward for her before she ages out of China’s international adoption program at age 14. We recently learned more…

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Waiting Child, “Mason”: Update & Video from China

By America World | April 5, 2019

We advocated for “Mason” in February and he still waits for his forever family. “Mason” is a gentle and sweet 4-year-old boy with a bright smile. He is currently living in the special care section of the orphanage because of his susceptibility to fractures. This little guy seems to be full of so much potential!…

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Adopt from China: Family Needed for “Faith”

By America World | April 4, 2019

Faith is a sweet 4-year-old little girl who loves to cuddle with her caregivers.  She enjoys colorful toys and likes it when someone plays with her. She will always give a big smile when she is happy and loves when her nannies play with her. She giggles when something is funny, and will often observe…