Ethiopia

ETHIOPIA ADOPTION CLOSED TO INTERNATIONAL ADOPTION JANUARY 9, 2018

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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Late-September/Mid-October Ethiopia Referrals

By Josh Miller | October 19, 2010

Congratulations to the following families that have received referrals!  Find below the list of these children and the DTE dates of the families. Please keep in mind some of these referrals may be sibling sets or children previously on our waiting children list. Age and Gender of Child DTE Date 8 Male Infants 2/26/2010 2/26/2010…

September Ethiopia Referrals

By Josh Miller | September 20, 2010

Congratulations to the following families that have received referrals in September! Find below the list of these children and the DTE dates of the families. Please keep in mind some of these referrals may be sibling sets or children previously on our waiting children list. Age and Gender of Child DTE Date 2 Male Infants…

End of August Ethiopia Referrals – 9/1/10

By Josh Miller | September 1, 2010

Congratulations to the following families that have received referrals in August! Find below the list of these children and the DTE dates of the families. Please keep in mind some of these referrals may be sibling sets or children previously on our waiting children list. Age and Gender of Child DTE Date 2 Male Infants…

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"awaa.org