China

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…


Waiting Children in China

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REQUIREMENTS AT-A-GLANCE

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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Waiting Wednesday: 11 year old Jasmine continues to wait

By Erica Ho | July 1, 2020

Jasmine is a healthy, happy, 11-year-old girl. Her personality is described as introverted and shy. She enjoys playing with toys and working together with her caregivers to be helpful. Following her cleft surgery, she healed well and has overcome many obstacles with eating.  Jasmine has shown great perseverance and determination to overcome her circumstances, and…

Waiting Wednesday: Benz is waiting

By Erica Ho | June 24, 2020

You may remember soft-spoken, gentle Benz, whose story we recently shared here https://awaa.org/blog/china-waiting-child-benz/.  Our Loving Ambassador team recently spent time with Benz and wanted to share more about their sweet experience with him: “Benz is a sweet-natured, patient, and quiet little guy who steals your heart immediately! The week that we spent with him, we…

Congratulations! We love celebrating milestones with our families.

By Erica Ho | June 15, 2020

Recently, we featured a special video highlighting several high school and college graduates from America World families. In response, a few of our families shared some sweet updates and photos from milestones such as 5th and 8th grade graduations. We cannot tell you how much these updates mean to our staff. We are always celebrating…