On January 9, 2018 the Ethiopian government made the decision to ban international adoption from Ethiopia. Unfortunately, this country that is about twice the size of Texas has an estimated 4.3 million orphans. The children are primarily orphaned due to poverty, and live in both government-run and privately established orphanages. The need is great in Ethiopia.  There are many children in…

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Requirements At-A-Glance

Timeline: 48 - 60 months & increasing
Waiting Children Age: Boys/Girls, 6 months - 12 years
Parents Ages: 30 - 50
Marriage: 1 yr. at application; 2 yrs. at referral
Estimated Expenses: $30,530 - $40,340
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Ethiopia: A Call To Action

By America World Adoption | April 17, 2018

“He defended the cause of the poor and needy, and so all went well. Is that not what it means to know me?” declares the Lord.” – Jeremiah 22:16 I’m a China momma. China is where it all started for me; it’s where God first allowed me to walk into an orphanage. It’s where God showed…

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Welcome Home From Ethiopia, Fish Family!

By America World Adoption | April 13, 2018

Our Ethiopia adoption team is excited to welcome home from Ethiopia, the Fish family, with daughter, Medina! Three America World families have recently returned home from Ethiopia with their beautiful children. Congratulations to the Fish family as they begin this next new and exciting adventure together! The Ethiopia Parliament closed international adoption in January 2018,…


Welcome Home From Ethiopia, Smith Family!

By America World Adoption | April 13, 2018

We are so excited to welcome home the Smith family, who recently returned home from Ethiopia with their beautiful daughter, Kume! Our Ethiopia adoption team has been bringing lots of joy to our hearts lately with the news of America World families coming home from Ethiopia with their children. Please continue to pray for the…

Ethiopia Referral Announcement!

Exciting news from Ethiopia this week! Another precious child was matched with their forever family.Congratulations to “Sierra” and her adoptive family!#BeAStoryteller for children like "Sierra"