The Older Child

What would it be like to adopt an “older child”?  At what age is a child considered “too old” to be desirable to an adoptive family?  If you have the misfortune of being born a boy, that age is 5 years.  If you are a girl, you get a few additional years, but if you Read more…

Focus on Vision Impairment

  Children are born in every country that have all types of vision loss.  Many of these children end up available for adoption because their lack of vision is considered a severe disability.  Even children like Braddox, who have vision loss in only one eye, are placed in orphanages.  What is it like to parent Read more…

Two Girls a World Apart

These two girls live literally half a world away but share much.  Both girls are sweet, active and happy.  Both girls are a delight to their caregivers.  Both girls were abandoned at birth.  Both girls have no future without a FAMILY!  Both girls were born with Down Syndrome. Robban is 3 years old and was Read more…

Fabulous Kids Under Four!

We have some fabulous children waiting to find their families in our programs right now.  If you are searching for a child under the age of four with minor/correctable needs please consider them! Alexanie is a sweet and shy near two year old.  She has been diagnosed with high tone but is crawling well!   Read more…

Christmas in July 1

Meet Laurita

Laurita is a cute 10 month old little Latin American miss. She has been diagnosed with microcephaly, moderate delay in her motor development, an optical alteration that affects her vision and her response to visual stimuli. She was born at 32 weeks of gestation, since her birth she has been under the care of the Read more…

CHI China Family Camp-Out 2014

Countries with Waiting Siblings

In many countries, local families can generally only afford to adopt one child at a time.  As a result, there are many wonderful sibling groups waiting for families in countries like Colombia, Poland and Ethiopia.  These children generally range in age from 3 to 13 years in age.   Siblings who have experienced the trauma Read more…

Application Fee Grant!

In honor of National Adoption Month CHI is happy to offer a $100 grant towards the regular application fee for all applications received before November 30! We are actively seeking applicants for our programs in India and Republic of Georgia who are open to children who are over the age of 5 or who have Read more…

3 Fragile and Beautiful Lives

So much of Helen’s little life is still ahead of her.  She is only 18 months old and has spent her entire life in institutionalized care.  She was born to a teenage mother and was born with Spina Bifida.  Helen was lucky.  In her country last year they decided that babies born with Spina Bifida Read more…

Lace Up for Orphans!

For the last several years Children’s House International has been honored to be one of Brittany’s Hope affiliate agencies.  They have provided many of our families with funds to help bring their children home.   We encourate you to offer support for the Brittany’s Hope 2013 Walk of Love Cross Country 5 K and fun Read more…

A Valentines Fairy Tale….

Once upon a time, in a land far far away, there lived a fair Maiden and her handsome hero husband.  They lived a happy and busy life  with their three Strong and Brilliant Sons and their loyal dog Sprocket.  To all of their friends and family they seemed to live a charmed life. But the Read more…

Leo Waits for his Family in Asia

I have found my family!   Leo, male, DOB 1/2008 SN congenital heart disease. Stefani from Children fs House International met this joyful boy in March 2012. He is friends with her new daughter Meisyn and they spent much of their days together and slept in the same room. He is funny and kind. He Read more…

Brielle is Waiting! Are you her Mommy?

This video is just BRILLIANT! It is so worth the day wait it took us to get it uploaded. I just want to hug Brielle’s aunties…aren’t they the best?! Please remember that Brielle has only been at the SWI for a year. She was found at 2 years old and at that time could not Read more…

Two Boys, One Birthright

  This man was born in the United States in the 1970′s.  He was born to an educated and loving family.  He was born with a cleft lip and palate.  While his family was sad, overwhelmed and worried, they felt like the luckiest people on earth to have a son!  He received the best care available from Read more…

Annika Jade, Persevering and Compassionate, Could she be your DAUGHTER?

  I just read Annika Jade’s bio. I’m just heavy hearted tonight for this beautiful little soul! She has a limb difference on her fingers..That really isn’t a deal breaker is it? What she does have is a determined little spirit, despite the fact she has no mother to encourage her..She also has a big heart. I Read more…

Gotcha Days Galore for Bulgaria Families!

What a busy and wonderful time to give thanks for our families who are bringing home their new children.  Welcome home Max Yulian.  Your big sister has been waiting for you for far too long and your parents are so happy to have your own active brand of sweetness added to the family! Welcome home Read more…

Children with Down Syndrome

Burgundi is a tiny three and a half year old who is sweet and beautiful!  She was found as an infant and taken to her Orphanage where she has adapted to life there.  She is curious and energetic.  She adores shoes and cuddling with her auntie as she strokes her face.  She often laughs and teases.  Read more…

Two Girls with Broken Hearts…

Amandi and Carmendi are two sweet little girls who have been diagnosed with cardiac conditions.  They wait for their families to find them. Impish Amandi is a toddler who loves to smile and when she does it lights up her whole face.  Amandi has received surgery for her heart condition.  She was found abandoned in Read more…

Welcome Home Lukasz!

Welcome home Lukasz!  Wonderful Baby Lukasz is now home with his loving big brothers and sister and CHI would like to say WELCOME HOME!